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Visiting the Monastery of Santa Catalina

The Monastery of Santa Catalina is a must in your visit to Arequipa. There is no excuse: even if you get to the White City on a business trip, you have to save a few hours to make a tour in this place that wins the love of all those who visit it. The Monastery […]

The mysterious convent of Santa Catalina

Behind its heavy wooden doors and completely isolated from the external vicissitudes, lived the nuns at the Monastery of St. Catherine of Siena, a religious citadel founded during the reign of Viceroy Francisco Toledo, at the request of council, in 1579.   Located in the historic center of Arequipa, a city founded by the Spanish […]