A very nice church inside and out. You don't need a guide and it will only take about 10 minutes for a good look.
About Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima
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This used to be a cloistered nunnery for females and houses the "mercedes" of Saint Rose of Lima. It has intricate lamps, furniture of the period and beautiful naves in the church.
A real beauty from the outside as well as at the inside. An unexpected atmosphere in the middle of the city.
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
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
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.
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
The decorations in the Chapel of Saint Rose were beautiful. The history of the Chapel and Saint was interesting.
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.
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