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Archbishops Palace

Address: Plaza de Armas, Lima, Peru
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Ranked #61 of 126 Attractions in Lima
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
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Tokyo, Japan
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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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148 reviews 148 reviews
45 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Here you will be able to enjoy the old Hispanic architecture, seeing fonts, buildings and churches. As well you will experience some Lima lifestyle with daily movement of people and some artisan selling paintings and handicraft stuff.

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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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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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