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All reviews bell tower saint martin spanish tiles beautiful monastery final resting place beautiful tiles oldest university amazing library guided tour buried here from spain interesting place entrance fee take photos private guide few blocks main plaza
A lot of history here, especially between the Inca people and the Spanish, as well as inside conflicts between the various sects of the Catholic church. Good background on the times and lives of people living then.
The guide took us around explaining the history -the inner courtyard was interesting with Spanish mosaic tiles on the wall dating back to 1606 -it is a pity that quite a lot of tiles are broken and needs to be restored. Also some of the...More
Incredible church interior. I had tour guide who spoke excellent English and we spoke Spanglish with one another. Incredibly beautiful 1500s courtyard, Spanish tiles and intricate woodwork. Went up to belltower as well. But so awkward at the end because I didn’t know she expected...More
We simply visited the inside of the basilica and found it really nice and rich in ornamentation. You have the possibility to visit the attendant convent, which we didn't do but was highly recommended to us!
The main reason why we visited the Convent was because we wanted to see the Tombs of Saint Rose of Lima and Saint Martin De Porres.
The Convent is huge and even houses a library and chapels for each of the 3 saints whose remains...More
Our visit here was included in a 4 hour city tour of Lima. From what I recall you can visit and tour anytime during the day by yourself too. We spent a good 40 minutes here with the city tour. In the tour the bilingual guild... More
Our visit here was included in a 4 hour city tour of Lima. From what I recall you can visit and tour anytime during the day by yourself too. We spent a good 40 minutes here with the city tour. In the tour the bilingual guild only spent about 10 minutes and then we wandered by ourselves until we left.