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San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro)

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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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Jiron Azangaro, cuadra 4, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4283017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With limited time, I chose to visit this church. The church is lovely, in the center of town with interesting architecture especially with the use of wood. The inside woodwork was stunning along with the frescos and originally written hymns, but the disappointment lied in...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The architecture and construction of the church is flawless. The beauty of the construction and it's location is well placed and pleasing to the eye all the way around. Loved it!

Thank Marla G
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Just love seeing these beautiful churches. So much history to see and enjoy. Take some time to enjoy it

Thank Maggie O
Reviewed 27 September 2018

colonial architecture. plenty of pews to sit and pray and give thanks to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I am not the fan of churches or priests or whatsoever, but don't miss to visit this church as its architecture and its interior are breattaking.

Thank RolfG455
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Our guide was wonderful- this church was built to be defiant with three doors facing the street. It was built with the hopes the church would recognize it as a cathedral and let the priests stay in that area. A must see when visiting Lima....More

Thank vicskitchn
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Beautiful church with a euro feel to it in a way. Loved the interior with fantastic architecture. Many good photos were taken here and glad that I stopped in to check it out. A lot of people were here when I was, so it was...More

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Friday night Mass was very welcoming and beautifully done. Beautiful, spiritual place and event. I stepped in with my Goddaughter and unexpectedly found the Mass. It was a great experience together.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Nice cathedral, o entrance fees and was covered during our city tour. It is one the landmarks of Lima and definitely worth visiting

Thank Kalindi D
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Very neat church and catacombs. Delightful English speaking guide for free. Very beautiful and historical church.

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