Within Bue Walls
Monastery of Saint Catherine (Spanish: Santa Catalina). It's a monastery of nuns of the Domincan Second Order, located in Arequipa, Peru.
It was built in 1580 and was enlarged in the 17th century. The over 20,000-square-meter monastery was built predominantly in the Mud�jar style, and is characterized by its vividly painted walls.
There are approximately 20 nuns currently living in the northern corner of the complex; the rest of the monastery is open to the public.
FEATURED IMAGE Doors and Gates group, 05/26/2014
FEATURED IMAGE World Religious Architecture group, 05/26/2014
FEATURED IMAGE Beauty group, 05/27/2014
October 23rd, 2011
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