everytime we visit you see something new and interesting wonder condition given the age of the church
About San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro)
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This Church is located in the heart of Lima. It is also next to a museum where the charge is 15 soles to get in. The church is rich in history.
This is a old Jesuit convent and Church, crossing the street from Palacio Torre Tagle one of the most beautiful samples of Colonial architecture. wile visiting the church do not forget to visit the adjacent Virgen de la O chapel, it is really beautiful
We really enjoyed our visit to this old church. It is large, with a lot of interesting decorations in both the altar area and the side chapels.
I'm not sure when this church is actually open, probably only during mass times. However, there is a smaller side chapel that's open most days and from there, you can get a small glimpse of the church through the closed doors. There's also a courtyard...More
Our guide said it was just one of the plain church's & gave us 5 minutes. Unfortunately she had to wait much longer, it is beautiful.
The interior of this church will astound you. Each of the side alters are magnificent works of art by themselves. Taken together with the central nave and main alter, it will leave you in awe.
We much enjoyed our tour of this church which is actually the former monastery of the Franciscan saints the remaining few who still inhabit it. The informative tour included the beautiful church and its catacombs below where Lima citizens were buried well into the 19th...More
Built in 1638. Added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991. It's easily accessible in the historic center of Lima. While a major tourist site, the inner courtyard is quiet and helps you escape the hustle and bustle of Lima (10 million). The catacombs...More
Truly a beautiful church. People watching around the square was interesting too. The catacombs, were a new experience for me. Don't know if I would want to do it again, but truly glad I did for the experience.