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Archbishops Palace

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Address: Plaza de Armas | Plaza Mayor de Lima, Lima, Peru
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+51 1 4275790
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Colonial elegance at its best

A visit to Lima would not be complete without a visit to the Archbishops Palace. The building is beautifull and very well kept. It exhibits colonial religeous art at a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Santa Fe, Argentina
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Santa Fe, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A visit to Lima would not be complete without a visit to the Archbishops Palace. The building is beautifull and very well kept. It exhibits colonial religeous art at a great level. The museum exhibits are quite well organized. There is enough information to just walk by yourself without waiting for a guide. Please, be advised to buy JOINED tickets... More 

Thank dani20162015
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've not see the Moorish balconies of the archbishop's palace, you haven't seen anything! Strolling around the Plaza gives one a real feel to old Lima. It can be crowded, so take care for your valuables. But do go and take lots of pics.

Thank dcr1837
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Such grace and glory in this structure.....amazed by its beauty...another point of interest for the budding architect.

Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

beautiful old architecture from 1500s, well worth the visit. Next to cathdral in Plaza de Armas. A busy area for tourists. Wonderful balconies and architecture. Great area for pictures. So much to see at every turn.

Thank garywing
Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

You can see the Palace from the Plaza de Armas next to the Cathedral. Its nice inside, but the pretty area is the beautiful building from the outside

Thank Clevlander
Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This place is amazing and well worth a view. The entry is the best part of this place. Very photogenic little home. It is amazing to see how the church took care of it's leaders. This place is an amazing display of wealth and power.

Thank JaredDubai
Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visiting the Archbishops Palace is like traveling in time back to the 15 hundreds. Beautifully preserved, wonderful wood carvings and great works of art. You shuld not miss the opportunity if traveling to Lima.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Spent an hour or so browsing around this impressive building. Some beautiful furniture and paintings on display. Well wortha visit

Thank Willie011
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Another part of your 2-3 hours in the Plaza de Armas. I'm not sure the Archbishop actually lives here anymore (he's actually a cardinal now) but architecturally it is fascinating. The carved balconies are as pretty as those at the Foreign Ministry.

Thank Chinapjs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Get a guide the work for tips and you won't regret it. It is a beautiful building with lots of history. Get the double ticket for the palace and the church.

Thank Stacey R

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