The Museum of Religious Art of Cusco has a stone perimeter wall and inside is located a large Renaissance courtyard with stone arches and tiles on the walls, the middle adorns the “stately pool” located in a preferential place. It is well known because within its walls is the “Stone of the 12 Angles”.
The building of the museum, considered Cultural Patrimony of the Nation, conserves the bases of an Inca building. It has fourteen rooms in which works of art are exhibited as the “Christ Crucified” of Alonso el Cano, known as the Granadino; the collection of canvases on “The Zodiacal Signs” of Diego Quispe Tito; the collection of the “Corpus Christi” of anonymous author; paintings of the Cusquenian master Marcos Zapata; a painting from Ayacucho and a painting from Quito, the latter two with embossed silver frames; it also presents chasubles, a rain cape embroidered in gold and silver threads, sculptures, wood carvings, among other works of colonial religious art.
Besides having one of the most emblematic stones of the city of Cusco “stone of the 12 angles”. The Museum of Religious Art houses a collection of colonial religious paintings. You can also admire the Moorish style doors, carved cedar ceilings and spectacular stained glass windows.
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 – 18:00 | Integrated to the Integral Ticket of Religious Circuit, or, adults S/ 15.00, students S/ 7.50