Andahuaylillas and the beginning of the Baroque route Andahuaylillas Baroque route Attraction

Andahuaylillas and the beginning of the Baroque route

Four temples make up the Andean Baroque route, which departs from the city of Cusco and culminates in the South Valley: the Company of Jesus, the chapel of the Purified Virgin of Canincunca, San Juan Bautista de Huaro and San Pedro Apóstol de Andahuaylillas.

Baroque art museums built on Inca bases that express the synthesis between the Andean and the religious.

In 1974, the chapel of the Purified Virgin of Canincunca was declared Cultural Patrimony of the Nation.

The curious thing at this point of the Andean Baroque route is that in the main altarpiece a painted Virgin appears and that its walls look like Andean animals such as vizcacha.

Saint John the Baptist of Huaro

More than a thousand meters of non-repetitive wall painting by Tadeo Escalante and other anonymous artists perplexed

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