Archbishop's Palace of Lima

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Jirón Carabaya, Lima, Peru
(01) 4275790

Archbishop's Palace of Lima Reviews

Vikram Vikram
312 reviews
Right next to the main Cathedral, this one shines like its knight in shining armour! Dec 06, 2013
Ever bought a combo ticket and wondered "ok, now how much farther do I need to walk to reach attraction #2?" Well that isn't a problem in this situation because the Archbishop's Palace is right next door to Lima's Cathedral!

This is a very interesting piece. You could get the historical facts from Wikipedia, but to me, it was a mansion cum museum and had some interesting artifacts. I loved the staircase! Rather, the main quadrangle + roof and the decorations in the ceiling.

The best part is that photography IS allowed, and even though this place isn't as picturesque as the Cathedral next door, I found more photogs here than there! There is a prayer room on the 1st floor which I thought was phenomenal!

The front facade... it's got shade…
The very elegant staircase
And that coloured stained glass ce…
Another shot of the ceiling
6 / 6 TravBuddies found this review helpful/trustworthy
rsvpme says:
Again, the opulence of man ....astounds....
Posted on: Jan 17, 2014
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