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Iglesia y Convento La Merced

Jr. de la Union, 621, Lima, Peru
427-8199
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Interesting inner court

We arrived here on Saturday afternoon after closing time, but the attendants still allowed us a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GerardPri
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Santiago
Beautiful to see.

Didn't go inside but loved this sight on the way from Plaza de Armas to San Martin Plaza. Very... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
rnrfrogfarm
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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“plaza mayor” (4 reviews)
“mass” (4 reviews)
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Jr. de la Union, 621, Lima, Peru
Cercado de Lima
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"interesting church"
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"plaza mayor"
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"mass"
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"altar"
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"peek"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here on Saturday afternoon after closing time, but the attendants still allowed us a peek inside. The decorations and ornaments on the inner court yard are worth the trouble.

Thank GerardPri
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Didn't go inside but loved this sight on the way from Plaza de Armas to San Martin Plaza. Very intricate details.

Thank rnrfrogfarm
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

little interesting church we found on the way to plaza mayor getting off the bus. interesting architecture and photogenic. mass was occurring so we didnt to walk around and explore in detail.

Thank AroundTheWorldKen
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a very traditional and beautiful church in the center of Lima in between La Plaza de Armas and Plaza San Martin. Interior has a beautiful altar and many elaborate images of saints. It is surrounded by many retail stores and banks.

Thank p26duque
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Tucked away on the street connecting Plaza San Martin to Plaza Mayor is the La Merced Church. The exterior of the church, sandwiched between relatively newer towers clearly stands out, its beauty matched by the beauty and vastness of it interior. Worth taking a peek!

1  Thank Nita A
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

This the most beautiful church in the center of Lima ... at least for me. It is very peaceful place. This church has 3-4 services per day.

Thank NayiU
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

What an unusual building with two completely styles of architecture on the front, like there was a second thought or a long break in the building. You can see by the photos. The front door wasn't open, but we went by the side door past...More

Thank turoar
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

If you don't pay enough attention you can easily pass this very interesting church. It' situated in the lane that will take you to the Plaza des Armas. Free entrance. Only low point - you can't light a candle...

Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was my favorite church in Lima (of the five we visited). It was by far the most storied and interesting.

Thank MattMarion
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Located between Plaza Mayor & Plaza Martin, this church is well worth seeing and is completely free to visit. Active church, so make sure you avoid mass times if you want to take photos.

1  Thank Jarko2015
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