San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro), Lima

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Visit San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro), an impressive and atmospheric place of worship, to admire its imposing architecture and decorative artworks. Built by the Jesuits in 1638, the church boasts well-maintained Baroque altars decorated in gold leaf. Other examples of colonial-era religious design include paintings and a main church bell, said to be the oldest in the country. Together with the historic center of Lima, this building forms part of a World Heritage Site, which you can see on your own or as part of a guided city tour. Put San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lima vacation planning app .
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  • Yellow Church in the old town. Is the church a little bit small, but was profusely gorgeous interior decoration and painting. There's a little Dim, but little more bright and looks more gorgeous.
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  • This church, one of the traditional churches in the historic centre of Lima is requested for religious marriages, is very close to the Palace of Torre Tagle and very good restaurants like living water. On the side of this imposing church is the chapel where they permanently have the exposed Blessed Sacrament. Inside pictures and altars are gold with some paintings from the Cusco school. Re-fuel at the pilgrimage of Holy week
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  • everytime we visit you see something new and interesting wonder condition given the age of the church  more »
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  • This will an amazing church to visit in Lima. It is about a 2 minute walk from the plaza. There were quite a bit of people when I visited. Pictures are allowed in the main sanctuary but not in the rest of the cathedral. The catacombs were great and they estimate 25,000 people were buried there. The sanctuary is free, but to your the rest of the building is 10 soles for adults and 5 for children. I would highly recommend a short stop here!
  • Quaint church tucked away at the end of a lane. Very beautiful
  • Jesuit basilica XVIth c.
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