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Archbishops Palace

Plaza de Armas | Plaza Mayor de Lima, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4275790
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Plaza de Armas | Plaza Mayor de Lima, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Archbishop's Palace was completely reconstructed and renovated in 1924 and is the residence of the Archbishop of Lima. The two large balconies, carved from cedar wood reflect the sensuality of the building.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The current building was designed during the early twentieth century and the facade is made up of baroque elements and impresive ornate balconies. The Palace is the residence of the Archbishop of Lima, and the administrative headquarters of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima.

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The center of Lima abounds with buildings like this, they all have intricate balconies, and this one could not be any different. In front of the Plaza de Armas and next to the Cathedral de Lima, the beauty and splendor of this kind of architecture,...More

Thank Cuatrodivas
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is worth a visit, though there isn't any signage in English, so can take longer if you aren't fluent in Spanish. Still worth seeing though as all the rooms are set up as they were used.

Thank angiel65
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Buy the combined ticket for the Cathedral next door at only S30 and visit both spots. The museum isn't as interesting as the cathedral, but it's a good way to see how the church officials lived in rich splendour compared with the local population. Lots...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was a nice little museum next to the palace and main cathedral. They had a fascinating two sided painting that you should see for yourself. There is an entrance fee to get in. Most people purchase the fee that includes the cathedral as well

Thank neeko215
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is one of the finest balconies i have seen in Lima, very beautiful wood work, such an impressive building. I spent hours contemplating this palace

Thank Robson M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The palace was very ornate and is just one of the many buildings that are in the plaza. The archeticture of the plaza presents various types of excellent buildings to see

Thank Gerald B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This Palace is in a mixed style, neoclassic and barroque. It is located at Plaza Mayor and there is a museum inside and a entrance fee is necessary to pay.

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This use to be the Archbishops Palace but it is now a museum. There is a fee to enter but you tour on your own pace. Several floors and lots of historical items and architecture.

Thank Don49680
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