Santa Catalina Monastery, Peru

Santa Catalina Monastery, Peru

Santa Catalina Monastery, Peru (credit)

Ranked #10 in Peru Tourism

Santa Catalina Monastery (1580) in Arequipa city is probably the most significant religious building in Peru.

Santa Catalina Monastery Attractions

The convent was improved with more and more parts until it became a massive monastery with the area of somewhat 20 000 sq km. You could say that the monastery has become a small-scale city.

The architecture of Santa Catalina mostly represents the Mudejar style that shows a lot of Moorish influence. The monastery was open to the visitors 400 years later and is still accessible to public. Santa Catalina convent is open every day from 9 am till 5 pm. Entrance fee – $ 7.50 per person.

 

 

Santa Catalina Monastery Kitchen

Santa Catalina Monastery Kitchen (credit)

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