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Iglesia Santa Maria - Catedral de Chiclayo

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28 Jun 2018
“Catholic Cathedral”
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“Immense Church-ladies cover up”
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Plaza de Armas, Chiclayo 14000, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another of Perus beautiful churches, overlooking Plaza de Armas. Spanish-Colonial architecture. Word of warning-bare legs are not welcome so no shorts or carry a bit of a coverup. My wrap, quickly turned into a skirt, was sufficient

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Largest church in Chiclayo, may be standing room only for some masses. It often has exposition of the blessed sacrament, sometimes on the altar and sometimes in a small chapel to the right of the altar. A few beautiful statue displays and a painting of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank McHenryDad
Reviewed 28 January 2018

In center of town by parque Principal. Nice looking church for some photos, as there are not a lot of interesting building or historic photo ops in Chiclayo. Simple inside, best for watching normal people going for pray. It’s only a few minute stop as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very interesting Church. It was packed with worshippers on a Thursday early evening (why?). Lots of paintings and decorations. Affiliated with Opus Dei. No Shorts please

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This is the main cathedral of the city located on the Parque Principal. It was built in the mid 1860s in the Neo-classical style. Its interior is quite spartan with massive columns leading to a very simple and plain altar. It is not in the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank georgesB4777WE
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The church is not particularly attractive but there are some interesting things to see. Of particular interest in my opinion is the possibility of seeing the local people coming to pray without the presence of tourists (or a very limited number).

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

Chiclayo's Cathedral, like Chiclayo itself, is quite unassuming. Seems more like a church than a cathedral. Very pretty, however, and well maintained.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The Cathedral of Santa Maria is one of the few tourist attractions in Chiclayo. It overlooks the main city square, and is neo-classical in style. It dates from 1869 and was designed by the famous Gustave Eiffel. On the other side of the square is...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

How to visit Chiclayo without a quick stop at this point. Beautiful from inside to outside. The perfect postcard background for a picture.

Date of experience: February 2014
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