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i really loved the architecture in iquitos. some buildings go back to the rubberboom and are... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Keybergh N
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Ghent, Belgium
Nice architecture

There is not a lot to see and do in downtown Iquitos, but we checked this out from the outside. The... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Steven W
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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

i really loved the architecture in iquitos. some buildings go back to the rubberboom and are portugese.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Keybergh N
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Nice for a quick visit. Nothing spectacular but if in the area anyways worth a few minutes. It is free, not busy and interesting enough

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

There is not a lot to see and do in downtown Iquitos, but we checked this out from the outside. The architecture is really nice and it has a pleasant feel. Didn't get a chance to go inside, but could be worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Steven W
Reviewed 20 July 2016

nothing so speciall but you are in Iquitos so it deserve a visit and (if you like) just to say thank for beeing a such lucky traveller tu visit Peru

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mario880
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went up river first and saw the churches, which have nothing. no windows, no altar decorations, no books, no electricity. so when we came back to Iquitos and saw the church it was magnificent. perspective is 100% of the game. we waited 45 minutes...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Spreckles
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This church is the second in Iquitos, the first being on the site Ari's Burgers now occupies. Natives were afraid to enter the cathedral because it was falling down. The current cathedral was built from roughly 1905 to 1927. The style is NeoGothic, not Spanish....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank dagald w
Reviewed 17 July 2015

After the Spanish invaded and conquered Peru they set their goals on converting the indigenous peoples to Catholicism. The indigenous were quite afraid of the dark churches Spain first built. Hence the bright colors, white walls and lots of windows. The Mass is in Spanish...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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