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Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima

Opens in 30 min: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 18:00
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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."
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Av. Tacna 100, Lima L01, Peru
+51 1 4251279
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is yet another gorgeous church to see while in Lima and is very beautiful architecturally and worth the visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Glen U
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Been my first visit and was impacted by the overall maintenance of this church Been worthwhile visiting and left with good memories

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 23 November 2018

This church, although not large or spectacular, houses two Dominican saints and you can feel that as soon as you enter the church. A great place to relax, pray, and feel close to God.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LynnGo58
Reviewed 17 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Katy A
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

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).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tcarmon
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Our guide gave us some insight about this historical and colorful church that it is one of the oldest in the city

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed 17 February 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kath C
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A view into Santa Rosa de Lima’s life. Plaques describing her life are all over the place so you get a good idea what it was like. The church is very humble but somehow you still feel the solemnity.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Leyrasmc
Reviewed 7 October 2017

a true masterpiece in church building a few hundred years ago always interesting and simple to get to

Date of experience: March 2017
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A very nice church inside and out. You don't need a guide and it will only take about 10 minutes for a good look.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Damien-Segal
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