Basílica Catedral Metropolitana de Lima

The Cathedral of Lima (Catedral de Lima) is a huge Baroque cathedral devoted to the Evangelist and Apostle St John. The construction of this Roman Catholic cathedral started in 1535 when the Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro established the foundation stone. Situated in the Main Square of downtown Lima, the Basilica Cathedral has undergone numerous transformations and reconstructions since its inception. Despite numerous renovations and expansions, it has managed to retain its façade and colonial structure.

Plaza Mayor de Lima, Lima, Perú

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