Monasterio de la Recoleta (Recoleta Convent)
If you’re interested in expanding your knowledge, the library houses more than 20,000 books, with the oldest volume dating back to 1494. Some points of interest in the convent include Porter Cloister, which features a brick vault, 17th-century furniture, a spacious courtyard and the Cloister of San Francisco, embodying a Franciscan atmosphere through its architecture. The Mission Senate stands as a tribute to Convent Arequipeño Franciscan missionaries, while Senate Alcantarino symbolizes reliquary convent architecture and features white roofs symbolizing the cradle of the Franciscan (Assisi).
Tours & Tickets
Discover colonial Arequipa on this private sightseeing tour that will introduce you to some of the city’s most important historical sites. With a knowledgeable ... Read more
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)