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The feast of Corpus Christi has been celebrated around the Andes since early colonial times in the Middle Ages. Corpus Christi celebrations in Pe… Read More
The feast of Corpus Christi has been celebrated around the Andes since early colonial times in the Middle Ages. Corpus Christi celebrations in Peru primarily originated from a 13th century Augustinian nun, Juliana of Liège. Corpus Christi is a national holiday in Peru and is most visible in Cusco. The feast of Corpus Christi is celebrated over the entire country, but in Cusco, the festivity goes on for a week and thousands of people throng around the Plaza de Armas to view the spectacular processions. Read Less
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Corpus Christi, Cuzco Peru