Museo Cementerio Presbítero Maestro, Lima

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Tour the grounds of Museo Cementerio Presbítero Maestro, the first municipal cemetery in South America. Step into the past as you pass by ornate mausoleums, graves of important political figures, and an array of European marble sculptures. View the grandiose "Crypt of Heroes," a large mausoleum containing ossuaries, tombs, and graves holding the remains of local soldiers. See the final resting places of presidents, writers, generals, and other notable figures, or take an eerie nocturnal tour of the cemetery grounds. To find out how to plan a trip to Lima, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Although small, the cemetery keeps many important figures in the history of the country, from writers to Presidents, you can visit all the tombs, true missing care but it is worth
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  • Although it is a place where rest which became best can be seen in this beautiful place the artistic work of many sculptors, who have carved the stone, marble and other materials with which have given way to sentiment that projected each of the people who I wish to pay tribute to their loved ones.
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  • A different evening for an October 31. One buys in the beneficence of Lima entry, which includes transfer and entry to the cemetery at night, where present in three different places the play Don Juan Tenorio. In addition to that it is a place full of jewels of art where you look. We went with a group of friends and we love. Super recommended
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  • We went through the section where children are, it was a poignant scene, to see this colorful area and with small toys seemed decorated to a party not imagine the pain of a father losing to a loved one but leave some photos for you to see the colorful who was then d e parties
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  • If users can't complain something is cleaning the place. There are sectors that are rather neglected. otherwise a Museum is very interesting and beautiful cemetery, his sculptures and mausolea of marble make it different from all that there is in Lima, the Pantheon of Heroes deserves a separate mention for being there buried the remains of Bolognesi, Grau and many others characters in the history of the Peru of which we have only known for books are buried all over the cemetery. In the children's section you can find the tomb of the boy Ricky who is said it is very miraculous, so much so it has its own Fellowship which puts offerings and even celebrates you his birthday with children's show and party. It is also very interesting for the lovers of the paranormal activities because it is said that you there enough of that, especially in the Pantheon of the suicide. There are night tours organized by the beneficence of Lima to have a different experience in the cemetery, this activity takes place one or two times a month if I am not mistaken, for dates you enter to the website of the beneficence of Lima or search in google information on about the event.
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  • I parecerca very beautiful sculptures and interesting cemetery had never met this cemetery and impact
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  • I loved the place, the great sculptures! They should improve the cleaning!
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