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Monasterio de Santa Catalina

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Monasterio de Santa Catalina

7,504 Reviews
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Monasterio de Santa Catalina Admission Ticket
USD 12.30 per adult
Arequipa, Historic and Colonial City and Santa Catalina Monastery
USD 47.30 per adult
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City Tour Arequipa - Colca Canyon - Arequipa, 4 Days
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City Tour, Santa Catalina in Arequipa + Lunch
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“Coast and mountain range of the Peruvian Andes”
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Santa Catalina 301, Arequipa Peru
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Sillar Route in Arequipa and viewpoint of the Volcanoes
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Sillar Route in Arequipa and viewpoint of the Volcanoes

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The ashlar is the origin of the architecture of the White City and its tourist route is developed in the district of Cerro Colorado. In addition to the natural landscapes of the area, you can observe the process of extraction, styling and megatallado of the ashlar.<br><br>It has the necessary infrastructure and tourist services such as interpretation workshops, with the presence of sillar cutters; information panel areas; tourist signage; parking lot; Purchase of handicrafts in sillar and rest areas.<br><br>The sillar route is managed by the Sillar Cutters Network - Arequipa. It currently comprises a length of 2,000 meters, covering the quarries in operation of Añashuayco, Cortadores and the virgin quarry of Culebrillas.
USD 11.00 per adult
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Manuel V wrote a review Dec. 2020
23 contributions5 helpful votes
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Excellent place to learn some history, highly recommender a tour guide since they are many facts you wouldn’t know about. Remember to take your camera and your walking shoes!!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Elizabeth wrote a review Jul. 2020
San Francisco, California5 contributions
Be transported back in time as you freely explore this old monastery! I skipped the tour as I had limited time, but I enjoyed the liberty of walking around the vast property. I spent about an hour here but wished I could have stayed longer as it is so rich in history and so peaceful!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Nelly P wrote a review Mar. 2020
Sofia, Bulgaria49 contributions17 helpful votes
The monastery is like a city inside the city. You can get lost within the colorful painted walls of the complex and take amazing pictures without other tourists in them.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Skaramoosh wrote a review Mar. 2020
Edmonton, Canada3,671 contributions340 helpful votes
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If you have only time for one visit to a historic venue...look no further....this is it! The Monastery of Santa Catalina is a monastery of nuns of the Dominican Second Order. After we got our tickets we decided to hire one of the monastery's tour guide to take us around and inundate us with some history. The grounds have been kept very well. At it's peak there was close to 200 nuns living in this monastery from what we were told. There are still a handful of nuns that reside in the monastery currently. After 90 minutes of an insightful and leisurely tour we were allowed to roam around and wander on our own as there was no time limit. Highly Recommended!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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EBPandDSP wrote a review Mar. 2020
Greenville, SC262 contributions115 helpful votes
Really an amazing site. If possible try to get a guide or book to tell you what you’re seeing. For example, even though this cloistered assembly of buildings was (and is still) for women, it’s properly a monastery, not a nunnery (just a little hint of stuff that is not what you might expect). And it’s so lovely! A total must see in Arequipa.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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