Province of Ica
Initially part of the Society of Jesus group of monuments. The original construction dates to the 18th century, but it was renovated in 1814. Its exterior is neoclassical in style, while the predominant style in the interior is Baroque, especially the pulpit and altars.
Sanctuary of the Lord of Luren
Temple in the neoclassical style, currently ruined by the 2007 earthquake. The Lord of Luren is considered the patron saint of the city. In Easter Week and during the third week of October, thousands of worshippers meet to accompany the image of the patron saint in a procession.
Adolfo Bermúdez Jenkins Regional Museum
It has a collection of items from the Paracas, Nasca, Huari, Ica and Inca civilizations on display. It also holds colonial artworks and furniture, and some Republic-era items.
Marqués de Torre Hermosa Manor House
One of the few remnants of Vice-Royalty-era architecture that have survived the earthquakes in the region and urban growth. The beautiful rococo-style gateway, carved from stone, is not to be missed. Also known as Casa Bolívar (Bolívar House), as Simón Bolívar stayed there during his journey through the city.
Vista Alegre Winery
A traditional winery dedicated to wine and pisco making. The site still features vine processing techniques from colonial times.
Dedicated to wine and pisco making. This was the property of Jesuits during colonial times, and the mansion and old stables from that time are still standing.
The bodega demonstrates long used traditional techniques of the department for the production of pisco and wine.
Traditional relaxation spot for Ica residents. An oasis in the middle of the desert, with a splendid landscape of palm trees, “huarangos” (acacias) and dunes, where you can go sandboarding. Its waters are said to have curative properties.
According to Cachiche tradition, this was a town made famous by its witches, who cured all types of illnesses and injuries. The palm tree with the seven heads, all grown from the same trunk, can be seen here.
Complex Megalítico the Friars
Rock set with strange forms originated by the action of winds. They emphasize the figures of the turtle, the head of the monkey, the toad and the astronaut. A natural viewpoint can also be visited from where all the city of Ica is observed.
Beaches and Deserts
An area with beautiful beaches, perfect for fishing, underwater hunting and camping. El Morro, El Negro, La Hierba, Lomitas, Oyeros, Antana, Barlovento and La Cueva are highlights. The desert has to be crossed to see them, in the company of a guide and with an appropriate vehicle.