San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro), Lima

4.6
Visit San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro), an impressive and atmospheric place of worship, to admire its imposing architecture and decorative artworks. Built by the Jesuits in 1638, the church boasts well-maintained Baroque altars decorated in gold leaf. Other examples of colonial-era religious design include paintings and a main church bell, said to be the oldest in the country. Together with the historic center of Lima, this building forms part of a World Heritage Site, which you can see on your own or as part of a guided city tour. Put San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lima vacation planning app .
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  • In the historic center of Lima has dozens of churches and this is one of the most beautiful, leave the car in one place and walk all on foot
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  • One of Peru's most beautiful, colonial churches. Around the corner from the famous Torre Tagle Palace (which is the Foreign Ministry). Surprisingly few tourists but quite a few locals praying. For me ...  more »
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  • Beautiful place!
  • Nice facade but others in the area are more pretty
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