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Cathedral of Lima, Lima

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web
Looming proudly over Lima's central square since its completion in 1538, Cathedral of Lima stands out as one of the city's must-see attractions. Appreciate the colonial architecture of its facade, which has three doors and two spires, typical of the style of the time. With 14 side chapels and a crypt containing the remains of influential Peruvians, the cathedral's cavernous interior impresses visitors as much as its exterior aesthetic. Make Cathedral of Lima part of your personalized Lima itinerary using our Lima itinerary builder.
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  • It is a good way to go in what was Lima during the colony, impressive, especially tombs.
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  • A unique Cathedral ... Beautiful sanctuary. It pays to know and appreciate the sculptures that involves the Church
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  • Located in the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral is full of incredible history, it is very cute. And the more fun and incredible are catapults underground, where they found remains of people from hundreds of years ago still remain there.
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  • The plaza and all around is beautiful and full of history. The is lots of policemen spread what brings a bit of security but it's not enough to feel comfortable and secure. Definitely is a must go in Lima but be aware all the time.
  • This beautiful spot is at the heart of busy Lima. I was able to pray in the chapel but couldn't take pictures inside. The feeling of peace in the Church stuck with me though
  • Beautiful architecture in a beautiful place. Kind of busy, but it still remains a must do if you visit downtown :)
  • Great visit, here is the tomb of the spanish "conquistador" Francisco Pizarro, the artistic details in all the building are amazing, it constitutes a "must" in your trip to Lima
  • Beautiful Cathedral, great place for pictures during the day and lit up perfectly for night photos.
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