Cathedral of Lima, Lima

4.6
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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  • In the middle of the historical district you will also find the famous cathedral. Rich and imposing, a must visit!  more »
  • The Plaza Mayor can not be visited without a stop at this historic church. Like many Cathedrals we have visited the religious significance is important but the historical importance is equally as...  more »
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  • Paid 10 soles to enter. Came with English pamphlet that was incredibly helpful to identify and describe all the ornate chapels inside. Maybe because it was Monday afternoon but the place was empty which was nice. I grumbled at paying to enter the cathedral but it was well-worth it for 10 soles. Pictures fully allowed.
  • Visited on a Sunday where some of the nearby roads are closed. There are services but we were welcomed in to visit and take photos. Recommended as part of a trip to Lima.
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