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When Lima was founded Francisco Pizarro allocated a piece of land for the construction of the main church.
The structure is the work of the architect Francisco Becerra, and construction began in 1584.
When Becerra died in 1605, Juan Martinez de Arrona took over the...More
Dedicated to Apostle Saint John, Lima’s main Roman Catholic Church dates to 1535. The founder of Lima, Francisco Pizarro, laid the first stone and also carried on his shoulders the first log used in its construction. It’s only fitting that Pizarro is buried here. The...More
While occupying a commanding site overlooking Plaza de Armas, the exterior of the cathedral is not remarkable. Its interior is magnificent with each nook and cranny housing important stories and relics. Rcently having received a papal visit from Francis, the church has a well tended...More
The Cathedral is very well kept. It has painting from the Spaniard times and catacombs which gives it a feel of being there hundreds of years ago.
I went with my nine year old daughter and my husband and we shared a great historic experience....More