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Iglesia de las Nazarenas, Lima
(4.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Visit Iglesia de las Nazarenas to admire a historical and religious icon of Peru. Completed in 1771, the church is home to the famous image of the Lord of Miracles, the patron saint of the city. The structure features two tall bell towers and an arched entrance, while the interior boasts a gold-covered altar beneath a tall dome. The church sees the greatest number of visitors during the month of October, when the Lord of Miracles is celebrated. Plan your visit to Iglesia de las Nazarenas and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lima holiday planner.
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  • It is worth seeing to understand first hand what means to a Peruvian the Lord of miracles. It breathes spirituality. As for art, the Church is a compendium of neoclassical not featuring in any sense. The absolute protagonist is the Lord of miracles.
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  • Linda Church, on the day of my visit was the procession of the breasts of the miracles, so it was a sea of people, but at the same time very colorful, it is not first time that touch me religious celebrations in Peru, and is a different experience to be part of them.
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  • It is a basic place to meet the great devotion that many Peruvians have for the Lord of miracles. During the month of October there are beautiful processions and masses.
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  • Thank you Señor De Los Milagros for all the daily miracles you give to all of us. Watching nazarenas tv takes me back home, my beautiful Lima, my hometown UV#3. It is a blessing.
  • Also called Senor de los Milagros (Lord of Miracles), after the painting of Christ made on a wall by an angolan sclave in the XVIth c. Was spared by the major 1655 earthquake. This major shrine is held by the Carmelite order. The present church dates from 1771. Main celebrations in October every year.
  • My first day in Lima with much anticipation. Was extremely tired after a long-haul flight, but couldn't help going out exploring when the delightful church bells rang out. (Sep 2015)
  • Excellent
  • Bonita aunque bastante pequeña.