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Excellent....brilliant guide..

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
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Vadodara, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Like many other historical structres in Peru, this place was built in 1500s and was the home of head priest in earlier days. Current location is not the original location, this is a new location. In the beginning the original palace was used as a jail, police station etc.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

This palace was very well maintained and had some interesting art work based on the Catholic faith. It was 20 soles for the entrance ticket, which is less than $10; however, I found in comparison to other attractions in Lima it was way over priced for what it offered. I would not recommend visiting this palace unless you have a... More 

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Chile
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 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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Florida
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 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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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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Address: Plaza de Armas, Lima, Peru
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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