Huamanga Cathedral Peru, Ayacucho

Huamanga Cathedral

The Huamanga Cathedral is the main Baroque cathedral in Ayacucho, Peru. It is under the ownership of the Catholic Church and was declared a Historic Cultural Heritage of the Nation of Peru in 1972. It is located in the Plaza de Armas. Its architecture is renaissance baroque. It is built with pink stone in the center and gray stone in the towers. Its construction began in 1632 and ended in 1672. It is considered one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Peru, especially for its interiors decorated with a Churrigueresque style. It is the main and largest temple in Ayacucho.