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Archbishops Palace

Address: Plaza de Armas, Lima, Peru
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Ranked #98 of 207 things to do in Lima
Type: Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Villarrica, Chile
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Well worth a visit...our guide was very good indeed and had lots of information on many things about the history of Lima and Peru and indeed South America, as well as the Palace. Unless you are a bit of a philistine, its worth a visit ...and your ticket covers the adjacent cathedral too. I would have given our guide 5... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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28 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My wife and I visited on a short holiday in Lima. We wanted to visit the Cathedral but found out that there was a combination ticket that gave access to both the Cathedral and the Archbishop's Palace, so we decided to do both. The ticket gets you admission to the palace, and theoretically you could just walk around, admire the... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We bought the combination ticket to the Archbishop's Palace and the Cathedral next door, which seemed very expensive to me. In retrospect, I would have skipped the Palace and just gone directly to the Cathedral. After seeing the furniture, marble and chandeliers, we left feeling that the church should have spent the money on the poor, rather than allowing the... More 

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We really learned a lot. Christian the tour guide was wonderful. But after a few monasteries and churches, it got to be repetitive.

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Kitchener, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Once the head of The Catholic Church for all of South America, opulent decorum is impressive with shrines to past archbishops with gold, sculpture and artwork. The private study was of special interest with the opening of the private residence is recent and a way to raise revenue for the church. It"s a little pricey to get in but worth... More 

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