Basilica Catedral de Piura, Piura

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Survey the Neo-Renaissance details of Basilica Catedral de Piura, a storied landmark with history dating back to the 16th century. Built in 1588, the cathedral ranks among Piura's most important historical buildings as the baptism site of numerous prominent national figures, including Ignacio Merino, Miguel Grau, and Carlos Augusto Salaverry. Head inside and pay special attention to the ornate Baroque altar and pulpit, intricately carved and wrapped in gold leaf. Use our Piura travel route site to visit Basilica Catedral de Piura on your trip to Piura, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Tranquility, the streets are very similar, easy to miss, no matter the time of day always gets very hot. A stunning, very large and evening church a view very beautiful with the lit Church.
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  • It is a preferred place to visit for those who want to see a little of the history and the religious monuments of Piura, the Church is very well looked after, his sculptures are in very good condition and your level of detail is very beautiful. A site in Piura what to know
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  • Beautiful Cathedral of Piura province. Much religiosity by the piurano people and their festivals are very beautiful.
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  • Cute place
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  • It is very nice!
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  • Beautiful, spacious and comfortable. Even so, I think that its facade it lacks to recover that touch "old architecture" that should have, perhaps by color that they have painted it... I think they should try to keep it as original as well as happens with the Cathedral of Lima.
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  • Good place to reflect
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Areas close to the river contain some of the most established options in the city, with refined hotels occupying colonial-era buildings and offering cozy rooms and various facilities, including swimming pools, spas, and onsite fine-dining restaurants. Basic and budget-friendly, the city's hostels and guesthouses cluster in areas a few streets back from the river.
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