Cathedral of Lima, Lima

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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 a part of your Lima vacation plans using our Lima day trip site .
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  • the contrast with the Catholic churches in Europe is very exciting. Slightly painful of course also to realize how the Urkulturen of the country with violence have been converted.
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  • We were pleasantly surprised but for this you have to see it with a guide and thus understand how and why it was built. If you're only going there to pay input. I think that a few 10 Suns +-
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  • The liturgical art collection is impressive. Our guide perfectly assisting us in an impeccable French. See
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  • The Cathedral stands apart on one side of the Plaza de Armas with its grand architectural design. The building structure and the facade signify the colonial architecture while the the details in the facade bear Peruvian seal. Even though the building is a place of worship, it is difficult to miss the architectural details and the neoclassical influences. Definitely, lives up to the hype and enriches the experience of even a casual traveller.
  • An extraordinary historical monument. Big only is the building itself to of meaning, but the artwork it houses is stunning. Of course, the experience will depend on your guide, but the price of the entrance ticket is well written it.
  • It’s a great cathedral and very beautiful. The entry fee is reasonable at 10 soles per person.
  • Each cathedral inside the building is a great representation of the various artistic styles that have been applied to Lima's churches. Lots of history for all of South America to be learned here. Worth it to have a guide for the visit.
  • It was a beautiful tour of the cathedral has amazing architecture some great views of old alter vices and in the basement there's even a crypt with skulls
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