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San Blas Church, Cusco

South side of San Blas Church on the square. Photo © Jack. View all images in our San Blas Church Photo Gallery.
Front of San Blas Church. Photo © Jack.

On the little square in the San Blas neighborhood of Cusco is the Iglesia de San Blas, a simple adobe church with one of the jewels of colonial art in the Americas.

The pulpit of San Blas, arguably Latin America's most ornate, is an intricately carved 17th-century cedar pulpit hewn from a single tree trunk and dominated by the triumphant figure of Christ.

Quick Facts on San Blas Church

Site Information
Names:San Blas Church; San Blas Church, Cusco
Visitor and Contact Information
Location:Cusco, Peru
Coordinates:13.514875° S, 71.974413° W  (view on Google Maps)
Lodging:View hotels near this location
Note: This information was accurate when first published and we do our best to keep it updated, but details such as opening hours can change without notice. To avoid disappointment, please check with the site directly before making a special trip.

Map of San Blas Church

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  1. Frommer's Peru, 2nd edition.

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Article Info

Title:San Blas Church, Cusco
Author:Holly Hayes
Last updated:09/10/2009
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