Locals and tourists alike enjoy finding a shady bench with a book or camera to while away an afternoon.
The centre has many other beautifully built and maintained churches that warrant a visit.
The complex houses more than four hundred pieces of religious art, many of which are showcased in the lovely gallery exhibit.
The market is also a good place to grab a quick local lunch, from grilled chicken and sandwiches, best paired with a freshly-made fruit juice.
Made with local grapes, pisco is distilled in small to medium batches and bottled without additives to ensure superior quality.
Dominating the city skyline at 19,101 feet (5822m), El Misti is a spectacular sight for many miles in all directions.