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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
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
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
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
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).
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