Cathedral of Lima, Lima

4.5
Looming proudly over Lima's central square since its completion in 1538, Cathedral of Lima stands out as one of the city's must-see attractions. Appreciate the colonial architecture of its facade, which has three doors and two spires, typical of the style of the time. With 14 side chapels and a crypt containing the remains of influential Peruvians, the cathedral's cavernous interior impresses visitors as much as its exterior aesthetic. Make Cathedral of Lima a part of your Lima vacation plans using our Lima day trip site .
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  • Beautiful building and decoration. Invite us to observe it carefully. Carefully cared for and restored
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  • An old church by any standard, but well maintained. Nothing of great importance unless you're inerested in Pizarro, who is buried there.  more »
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  • It is an interesting place to visit and you can see the catacombs below it. I highly doubtful the bones you see are real in some of the tombs, but it is interesting nonetheless. I noticed that the doors on the sides are all open, but the ticket price is cheap and the bathrooms are really nice.
  • A must-see destination for all visitors to Lima. You will see excellent examples of Spanish architecture and especially woodworking. Learn about Francisco Pizarro and see ancient burial crypts.
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