We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lighted Cross

Morro Solar | La Costa Verde, Chorrillos, Lima, Peru
Save
Review Highlights
Be careful around this area

Chorrillos is not a safe area. I was robbed at gunpoint yesterday at the foot of this... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Rey C
,
Daytona Beach, Florida
via mobile
Can see at night

Can see this at night high on the headland. no need to visit. enjoy the night viewing when on the... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
GEEOZ
,
Maleny, Australia
Read all 21 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good39%
  • Average38%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
30 May 2017
“Be careful around this area”
6 Mar 2016
“Can see at night”
LOCATION
Morro Solar | La Costa Verde, Chorrillos, Lima, Peru
Write a Review
Reviews (21)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Chorrillos is not a safe area. I was robbed at gunpoint yesterday at the foot of this hill/mountain. Be very wary of your surroundings and DO NOT speak to strangers. Stick to Miraflores and you will be in safe hands. Trust me, because I am...More

Thank Rey C
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Can see this at night high on the headland. no need to visit. enjoy the night viewing when on the board walk. Some times you drive past it on your group city tour. Saw it when part of a group tour.

Thank GEEOZ
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Some bus tours visit the cross in daylight. It is on a rather bleak headland in Lima's far south. The view is spectacular. The cross is nothing more than an electricity pylon. It was installed for a visit by Pope John Paul II. Other important...More

Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We arrived close to midnight and very tired. I knew nothing about the lighted cross. It was so moving and absolutely breathtaking to see this amazing large cross glowing across the water, high on hill on a very clear night. It was very moving.

Thank Condocat
Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

As others have mentioned, there is nothing to visit in particular. But where we are staying in Miraflores, this is the key feature to the coastal skyline every night. It's visible from anywhere you are in the area. You can see it in the daytime...More

2  Thank Veneas
Reviewed 4 September 2013

You can see the cross from the boardwalk along Miraflores. When the sun goes down, it is a stunning view from the distance. A beautiful cultural tidbit from a Christian country.

1  Thank Wanda T
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

This is just a nice lighted cross. Just another little decoration to the lighted city of Miraflores and Barronco. Nothing really to see or do. Just take a nice picture

Thank YoadVered
Reviewed 11 September 2011

We could see the lighted cross from anywhere in Miraflores or Barranco, it's a nice touch. Up close though, it's just that - a big lighted cross. Nothing to really go visit, but nice to have it there. It's set on a cliff in Chorrillos...More

1  Thank Johann&Sandra
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Hanzo Japanese Cuisine
254 reviews
.71 km away
La Basilica 640
193 reviews
.97 km away
Mozart European Gourmet
87 reviews
1.00 km away
Tanta
80 reviews
.89 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museo Oro del Peru
744 reviews
1.39 km away
Pucusana District
62 reviews
1.57 km away
Nova Skin - Chacarilla
53 reviews
1.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lighted Cross staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit