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Cathedral of Lima

Jiron Carabaya, Lima 15001, Peru
+51 1 4279647
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“religious art” (24 reviews)
“side chapels” (17 reviews)
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Jiron Carabaya, Lima 15001, Peru
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+51 1 4279647
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"francisco pizarro"
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"religious art"
in 24 reviews
"side chapels"
in 17 reviews
"main altar"
in 12 reviews
"plaza mayor"
in 21 reviews
"archbishop's palace"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 23 reviews
"south america"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 8 reviews
"entrance fee"
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"on display"
in 7 reviews
"city tour"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 5 reviews
"catacombs"
in 54 reviews
"conqueror"
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"nave"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not my favorite church perhaps, but it does have some nice chapels and art throughout it. The ceilings are impressive, and it is very large for a place plagued by earthquakes. The main focus is really Pizarro and his tomb. It's worth going to see...More

Thank Katy A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing cathedral in the heart of Lima, well worth a visit if you are staying in this city. Beautiful wood carvings, incredible chapels.

Thank Francesca O
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The cathedral is large and impressive. There are a number of large niches that contain religious statues and artwork in different styles. From our tour guide's description it seemed that many were removed from other churches. From a historical perspective the first chamber to the...More

Thank Barheat
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Reviewed 5 days ago

ornate and worth a visit. Our guide provided us with information about the three saints depicted up front.

Thank JRocksmom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An impressive edifice, both outside & in, very reflective of the historical period in which it was erected. No photos allowed inside.

Thank Andy F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited a half dozen churches in Lima, all far nicer, more beautiful, more intimate. Other than being on the main square, this one has nothing going for it. Just a big hall. Save your money and give it to someone in Lima who needs it...More

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Facing the Plaza de Armas, the cathedral offers an impressive interior that is emblematic of the Catholic Church and the Spanish colonial empire.

Thank TravelingWheatberry
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral in the center of the wonderful historic part of Lima ! Great architecture , in the style of the most famous european cathedrals , featuring great paintings...

Thank kingofpeppange
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church fits wonderful into the row of buildings at the Plaza Mayor in Lima. But there are many more around in the country which are historically and architectural more impressive and beautiful. Especially inside. As the Plaza Mayor is one of the few main...More

Thank enricoBeiWien
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cathedral is beautiful outside and inside. The ticket for the inside tour includes the useful map. we enjoyed the tour inside. No needs for the tour guide, especially if you read the history of the site online before the tour.

Thank Joseph K
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Wren_Pseudonymous
1 May 2017|
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Response from Colleen587 | Reviewed this property |
Minimal entrance fee of about $5 USD per person for tour of the catacombs - very valuable information about the San Francisco Cathedral can be found on the website - just google "San Francisco Cathedral Lima, Peru"
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william r
5 October 2015|
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Response from MariaP1779DE | Reviewed this property |
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