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Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima

Av. Tacna 100, Lima L01, Peru
+51 1 4251279
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Located on the city's Main Square or Plaza Mayor, this cathedral was built in 1564 by architect Jeronimo de Aliaga and features an ivory baroque chapel of La Inmaculada and the tomb of Francisco Pizarro, known as the "conquistador of Peru."
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Av. Tacna 100, Lima L01, Peru
+51 1 4251279
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Now converted into a beautiful religious complex with temple and monastery located in the first block of Tacna Avenue. The sanctuary was erected in 1728, next to the house where Santa Rosa de Lima was born, on April 30, 1586, with his parents Gaspar Flores,...More

Thank murdochl
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Three saints have their stories tied to this church and convent. Saint Rose of Lima the most famous, the lady of the flowers, a beautiful story. The church is beautiful, more like a cathedral

1  Thank fjmccarl
Reviewed 10 November 2016

a Fabulous place to visit in Lima even if your are not catholic, works of art are exquisite, tour guides are excellent, they are usually art or history students.

Thank griseldaschuetz
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Rose of Lima is probably as well known as any saint from South America. Her life story is bizarre. She may well have been ingrained with the spirit of heaven, or she might have been plain "nuts". Regardless of what she was or was not,...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The decorations in the Chapel of Saint Rose were beautiful. The history of the Chapel and Saint was interesting.

Thank bugandmuscles
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My home parish ion Long Island, New York was St. Rose of Lima (pronounced like the bean) so it was a natural visit. Very tranquil and a bit off the tourist path so it's a good visit. Lots about the saint's life.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you're Catholic you should visit this church and the crypt where St. Rose is buried. The convent is beautiful and well kept. You don't have to be on a conducted tour to visit. We were with Condor Travel and it was part of the...More

1  Thank 525billjohn
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Very quite and respectful church. The rose gardens were in bloom. I can see that the church was done in the way Saint Rose led her life very humbly.

1  Thank Annie M
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great history, art, and architecture. An easy visit right in the central area of the city. Highly recommend a local tour guide give you additional information to make the trip more valuable.

Thank MotherDoc
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We attend St Rose of Lima church in our home town. To be honest, prior to visiting here we knew nothing of St. Rose, (our bad). Her home, the church and the story of her life was fascinating. We can wait to get home and...More

1  Thank BobH835
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