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I'm pretty sure you can not tour the Catacombs without going with a guide. Upon arrival into lobby, check in for a guided tour. Explain which language you want your guide to speak. Our guide was very informed and walked us through the maze of...More
The centre of Lima is crammed with 'monuments to greed' , The Convent of San Francisco is still in use although much of it is open to visitors - the catacombs are laid out in cabinets of leg bones or skulls - a little spooky,...More
This is a really interesting monastery/museum. You actually get to go into the catacombs and see all the bones, which is kinda creepy but cool. The only reason I gave 4 instead of 5 stars is because our English-speaking guide didn't speak very good English...More
Not the most impressive old church we have seen world wide. But good to know how Franciscan monks lived there. Still don't know why there were 40,000 dead bodies in the basement. My GF liked them, but I could have skipped them.
Visited the monastery and convent as part of city tour, so our tour guide was able to provide great insight into the catacombs and the history of this church to include the secret city of tunnels leading to the coast. You need a tour guide...More
This complex was rebuilt in the 17th century after a massive earthquake some years before. The Baroque church facade is two towers which flank an altar stone over the entrance. Within is a library,the high altar, cloister and garden and the catacombs that were utilized...More
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There are no restrictions, BUT provocative clothing is more for the “lower class”. Perú is mostly catholic, so being prepared to go to churches, or even indigenous temples, proper attire is expected. Source: I’m... More
There are no restrictions, BUT provocative clothing is more for the “lower class”. Perú is mostly catholic, so being prepared to go to churches, or even indigenous temples, proper attire is expected. Source: I’m American-Peruvian.