Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy, Lima

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Marvel at the grand 16th century architecture of Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy. Originally constructed of wood, the church now features a baroque facade that was carved from adobe and brick in 1591. Inside you'll find works of art decorating the walls, stone arcades and columns, and a statue standing in the middle of the church. The artwork hanging on the wall tells the story of the church’s founder, Fray Muguel de Orenes, whose remains are housed in the church. Make Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy part of your personalized Lima itinerary using our Lima online holiday planner .
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  • Beautiful Basilica on the Boardwalk Jiron de la Union, in the historic centre of Lima, worth a visit rich in art, altars.
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  • Hadn't been in a couple of years and it's even prettier now. They've done a bit of cleaning and sprucing up. You need to spend at least an hour here to get to see and study everything. Beautiful paint...  more »
  • Such a beautiful and wonderful place to visit....great architecture for any one studying this art form.  more »
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