Iglesia Santa Maria - Catedral de Chiclayo, Chiclayo

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Architecture and religion enthusiasts will find plenty to appreciate at Iglesia Santa Maria - Catedral de Chiclayo, an unassuming yet picturesque neoclassical construction in the heart of the city. Designed by famed architect Gustav Eiffel (author of one of the world's most celebrated structures), the building feels worlds away from the grandiose Baroque churches of other Peruvian cities. Though Eiffel's plan dates from 1869, construction dragged on and was completed only in 1939. Admire the facade's clean lines, Doric columns, and three archways; then step inside to admire the carved statue of Christ, stained glass windows, and an altar brought from Germany. Serving as the main center of worship in the city, the cathedral provides a glimpse into local faith and customs. See Iglesia Santa Maria - Catedral de Chiclayo and all Chiclayo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Chiclayo trip planning tool .
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  • Walking through the Centre of Chiclayo attended mass in this beautiful Cathedral, large, imposing, sober and well looked after. It has good acoustics and the Church can attend the religious profession without any difficulty from anywhere inside. It is well located and safe is lambayecano pride
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  • In center of town by parque Principal. Nice looking church for some photos, as there are not a lot of interesting building or historic photo ops in Chiclayo. Simple inside, best for watching normal pe...  more »
  • This beautiful Cathedral is simply and to you see her perfectly beautiful in every sense, because it conveys peace and relief as well as safety and reliability at the moment of joining, is recommended to assist when there are no great influx of people so you can find yourself in communion with God, but if you want to visit with the family on Sunday mornings and evenings are perfect to spend it together.
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