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Beautiful church

You can see this church while walking the Jiron de la Union, a walking street full of shops and... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2019
Karlsruhe, Germany
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Cross of Padre Urraca

This historic Catholic Church dating to 1535 is located on Union Street, between Plaza San Martin... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2018
Linda Y
Frisco, Texas
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Apr 1, 2019
“Beautiful church”
Dec 27, 2018
“Cross of Padre Urraca”
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

You can see this church while walking the Jiron de la Union, a walking street full of shops and restaurants, between Plaza San Martin and Plaza Mayor. It dates back originally from the 16th century, but it has been rebuilt a few times, also due...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

This historic Catholic Church dating to 1535 is located on Union Street, between Plaza San Martin and Plaza de Armas. It is designed in the Baroque style known as Churrigueresque (elaborate stucco decoration). The exterior will catch your attention but make sure you visit inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This church is amazingly beautiful inside with incredibly ornate altars and statues. Although it looks small from the outside, it is in fact large and airy inside though very dark. Photography is allowed and when we visited on a Saturday afternoon a wedding was about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

Hadn't been in a couple of years and it's even prettier now. They've done a bit of cleaning and sprucing up. You need to spend at least an hour here to get to see and study everything. Beautiful paintings and statues plus a beautiful altar....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

Such a beautiful and wonderful place to visit....great architecture for any one studying this art form.

Date of experience: August 2016
Reviewed May 8, 2016

With several churches in the Lima center area and this one is very beautiful modt people focus on the department store instead of visiting this smaller church. Recommended MeuterMedia

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed February 16, 2016

This Basilica has a miracle history about a priest that was cahsed by Evil and he was able to pass trhough a wall to get inside the main part of the Basilica and to get ride of the persecution. You can see that wall....

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed December 3, 2015

Visited here as part of a guided tour, so we didn't havea lot of time and there were a lot of us, but what I saw was very nice

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank les f
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Two memorable areas within this beautiful Basilica are the burial sites of former Archbishops and the catacombs just inside to the right of the entrance. This large crypt was preserved after discovery and is visible through a section of glass flooring. Many early paintings and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Louis M
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Like: wow factor, dates back to 16th century sculptures and paintings, free admission, taking photos not prohibited as long as you do not use flash Dislike: None

Date of experience: June 2015
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