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Archbishops Palace

Plaza de Armas | Plaza Mayor de Lima, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4275790
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Plaza de Armas | Plaza Mayor de Lima, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was to me a very big and positive surprise. A lot of history and do much well kept furniture, robes, jewels and head pieces worn by all the important archbishops that lived here. Very impressed and beautiful. Thanks

Thank Jonas R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Palace is another gem of a building in the Plaza de Armas but what draws ones attention is those balconies which are quite impressive made of wood and truly stand out from the rest of the architecture. The bishop resides there and it has...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t get to tour inside, but even the exterior is a sight to behold. The detail in the balconies, was stunning. If even a quick visit, this building was astonishing.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The Archbishop's Palace was completely reconstructed and renovated in 1924 and is the residence of the Archbishop of Lima. The two large balconies, carved from cedar wood reflect the sensuality of the building.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The current building was designed during the early twentieth century and the facade is made up of baroque elements and impresive ornate balconies. The Palace is the residence of the Archbishop of Lima, and the administrative headquarters of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima.

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The center of Lima abounds with buildings like this, they all have intricate balconies, and this one could not be any different. In front of the Plaza de Armas and next to the Cathedral de Lima, the beauty and splendor of this kind of architecture,...More

Thank Cuatrodivas
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is worth a visit, though there isn't any signage in English, so can take longer if you aren't fluent in Spanish. Still worth seeing though as all the rooms are set up as they were used.

Thank angiel65
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Buy the combined ticket for the Cathedral next door at only S30 and visit both spots. The museum isn't as interesting as the cathedral, but it's a good way to see how the church officials lived in rich splendour compared with the local population. Lots...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was a nice little museum next to the palace and main cathedral. They had a fascinating two sided painting that you should see for yourself. There is an entrance fee to get in. Most people purchase the fee that includes the cathedral as well

Thank neeko215
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is one of the finest balconies i have seen in Lima, very beautiful wood work, such an impressive building. I spent hours contemplating this palace

Thank Robson M
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