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This church was built in 1535 by Friar Miguel de Orenes. The Portal is built in granite... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Manuel P
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Beautiful!

This stop on our private tour was a big surprise. Of all the churches we popped in to this was... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Chris V
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Yukon, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This church was built in 1535 by Friar Miguel de Orenes. The Portal is built in granite professionally worked, offering an excellent view. Both interior and exterior was built by Spanish,that came from Andalucia.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Manuel P
Reviewed October 13, 2018

This stop on our private tour was a big surprise. Of all the churches we popped in to this was perhaps the most elaborate.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris V
Reviewed October 2, 2018

What a gem of a beautiful church in the middle of the downtown pedestrian walkway. The facade is just stunning !. Beautiful little square right in front to sit down and watch people stroll by. A highlight

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andreas M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The church was stunning on the outside but even better when we walked through the doors. As beautiful as the churches I encountered in Italy.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Damara M
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Dramatic exterior, beautiful interior and, unlike the cathedral, it’s free. Worth a visit on your Lima tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dakles
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I've seen hundreds of churches now after 50+ countries and uncounted cities, towns, villages, but churches are always a must-see as they depict the local flavor as well or better than any building. This one is no exception!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Amazing tourist site. Beautiful stone work. Woodwork and stained glass windows gorgeous. Additions on both sides.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PABuckeyeFans
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Really interesting. I liked the outside more than the inside here at this location. Close to Plaza de Armas and the main center of the city. Easy walk to come check it out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Curtez151
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The front facade of this building is wonderful, featuring lots of stone carving, all very intricate and detailed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank seattaxi
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We arrived here on Saturday afternoon after closing time, but the attendants still allowed us a peek inside. The decorations and ornaments on the inner court yard are worth the trouble.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank GerardPri
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