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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. Plan your San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lima using our Lima holiday planner.
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  • l same as other churches in the city centre, you can see local fusion of cultures with the European in magnificent altars carved in wood and recibiertos with gold already pictures.
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  • Truly a beautiful church. People watching around the square was interesting too. The catacombs, were a new experience for me. Don't know if I would want to do it again, but truly glad I did for the ex...  more »
  • Not just because I got married here, but this church - which is as good as a cathedral - has a wonderfully nice altar, with lots of gold (colored); where as the chapel as well has it's beauty. Do not ...  more »
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  • Quaint church tucked away at the end of a lane. Very beautiful
  • Free to go in
  • Excellent architecture
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  • It is impressive. Place forced of visit
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  • The Church is beautiful and above all is one of the best options to make the Catholic sacraments, since paperwork are visible
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