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Located on the city's Main Square or Plaza Mayor, this cathedral was built in 1564 by architect Jeronimo de Aliaga and features an ivory baroque chapel of La Inmaculada and the tomb of Francisco Pizarro, known as the "conquistador of Peru."
The church is worth visiting to learn more about Santa Rosa. Make sure to go to the left of the church to get to the courtyard and hermitage that she built. People throw coins in, trying to make it through the slots in the top...More
Well worth a visit! We explored her house and gardens. Don’t miss the little house she built and the well where people drop prayers in the courtyard. We were also able to celebrate Mass at 10am (Sunday).
The Santa Rosa Sanctuary and Church is a must visit location in Lima. Quiet courtyards, some fine examples of local art, the story of Saint Rosa and a wonderful old library make it a very special place.