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San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro)

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Address: Jiron Azangaro, cuadra 4, Lima, Peru
Phone Number: +51 1 4283017
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Built by the Jesuits in 1638, this ornate church features baroque altars...

Built by the Jesuits in 1638, this ornate church features baroque altars decorated in gold leaf, several colonial paintings and La Abuelita, the oldest bell in Peru.

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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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 1, 2016
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

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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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

great example of colonial Spanish style of building. Beautifully ornate with of course balconies. A must see for tourists and only a short walk from Plaza de Armas.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

A very interesting and worthwhile place to visit. Tours are mandatory. While the catacombs are the main attraction and worth a visit, the rest of the cathedral is very worthwhile.

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Monroe, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Spanish colonial architecture, good photo ops, open to the public during and between services. There are plenty of tourists, all welcome, donations encouraged.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

very nice masterpiece in gold leave, it is a very nice Catholic Church, in downtown Lima, very few blocks fron Lima Catedral, entrance is free.

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Miami
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

It is part of a lot of old churches in Lima. You can not miss to visit it. Be aware of the timetable before you go.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

This was the most fabulous church I saw in Lima. Should be a "do not miss" on your travel list. Nothing spared from being covered in gold.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

there is a couple of churches in the area . I recommended to be part of a tour because it is so crowded .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

This is a special church with beautiful interior decoration. Many important weddings take place here. This is located in downtown colonial Lima.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

This church is worth stopping by of you have time and are in the area. It has impressive colonial carvings.

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