Iglesia y Convento La Merced, Lima

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Religion, history, and architecture enthusiasts will find plenty to appreciate at Iglesia y Convento La Merced, a church steeped in rich history dating back to the early 16th century, as old as the city itself. Pay special attention to the opulent baroque architecture here, from the ornately carved stone on the outside to the intricate altars of the interior. Pack your camera as the church's grandiose facade makes for an impressive and unmissable photo opportunity. Using our international travel planner, Lima attractions like Iglesia y Convento La Merced can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is one of the churches more important in Lima, there is much baroque art, with the use of natural hair for sculptures, worth a visit. Most of the figures and religious altars are made with gold bread.
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  • The Church is beautiful, with the city of Lima, dates from 1535. Built in Baroque style. your interior features stained glass scenes of miracles of jesus. Is very close to the Plaza Mayor.
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  • In general the Lima Centre hosts a number of churches virreynales that is carcaterizan by conninfkuencia Spanish colonial architecture, altars with frames in gold leaf and wood carved in mahogany and similar Woods pulpits. Contigio to this church was the famous convent of La merced and once the College also. Church part of the Easter pilgrimage
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  • Beautiful church that mixes different styles. Outdoor granite gives only a glimpse of the baroque sculptures that we find inside, where you can admire several beautiful and impressive altars. The building houses a large Silver Cross, right by entering.
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  • Spectacular basilica of Baroque Churrigueresque style, very well maintained. Incredible pieces of art virreynal takes care within it. It is frequented by devotees of the magpie father whose remains are located on the floor of the Church. A weekend or week-day night is recommended over to meet him.
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  • Central Church of the Mercedarians, devoted to the patron saint of the armed forces of the Peru. Close to 500 years of Foundation.
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  • Good architecture, its artists outside that serve statues is frequently
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  • A nice place to visit, I love the art and history that keeps within its walls.
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