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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  • The Church itself is small, but has a very rich art collection inside. Church of the Jesuits, also referred to as a place of worship.
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  • Beautiful big church. Inside lots of gilding, sculptures and paintings. Solemnly and grandiosely. You can sit in silence and enjoy. A lot of people around the Church. People are walking with children and have a rest.
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  • Beautiful, free-standing church with a very rich internal part. Worth a visit for the Church fan or the visitors of Lima, when he is near. Great building.
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  • Not much on the outside but beautiful on the inside. Ar least 8 side alters each more intricate and beautiful than the next. The main alter is very beautiful. This is a magnificent church worth visiting even if you dont like churchs!
  • A beautiful church unlike most I've ever seen. Absolutely worth the visit
  • 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
  • Beautiful paintings in San Pedro
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