Cathedral of Lima

Interesting
The tomb of Francisco Pizarro, famous Spanish conquistador, lies behind the handsome baroque façade of Lima's cathedral (17C). During your visit, also pause to admire the elegantly carved chancel, entirely covered in gold leaf. The edifice, which has undergone many modifications following the various earthquakes that have shaken the city, is also home to a Museum of Religious Art.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Plaza de Armas

Phone:

+51 1 4279647

Opening hours

9am-5pm, Sat 10am-1pm - closed Sun and Bank Hols - mass schedule: Sat 9am, Sun 11am - S/20 combo ticket including tour of Archbishopric (Arzobispado)

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