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Complejo Belén - Historical Building Cajamarca - Peru

The complex of Complejo Belén, which was constructed from volcanic stone in the 1600s, includes an impressive and exquisite church-considered to be the best example of colonial architecture in Cajamarca-featuring fine wooden carvings and an ornate pulpit. There's also two museums, housed in buildings that used to be the men's and women's hospitals. The women's hospital, which was also once a school and then the city morgue, is now the home to the engaging Archaeological and Ethnological Museum, where you will find a number of textiles and ceramics from all over Peru.

Location:

Jr. Belén and Junín


Cajamarca , Peru

Historical Building Types:
Church and museum

Price Description:

$3

Relative price: Budget



Here are other activities in and around Cajamarca that may be of interest: El Cuarto De Rescate and Iglesia De San Francisco.








By Martha Crowley

I work as an Editor/Writer at Viva Travel Guides in Quito, Ecuador. I first came to Latin America five years ago to escape rainy...

13 Apr 2012







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