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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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  • The Jesuits in almost five centuries have made their old school one of the jewels of the Peru and, without a doubt, the best Church of Lima's largest. Don't miss the magnificent crucified of Juan de Mesa, located at the head of the ship of the epistle.
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  • A Jesuit church which keeps in its interior, not only spirituality, sini that keeps great works that take us by our history and the history of the society of Jesus
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  • What was nice is there was not a huge crowd, no admission fee, although I walked in during a service. Just sat for a while. Not sure if you can do pictures, I didn't. 
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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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