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All reviews bell tower saint martin spanish tiles beautiful monastery final resting place beautiful tiles oldest university guided tour amazing library buried here from spain interesting place entrance fee take photos private guide few blocks main plaza
The guide took us around explaining the history -the inner courtyard was interesting with Spanish mosaic tiles on the wall dating back to 1606 -it is a pity that quite a lot of tiles are broken and needs to be restored. Also some of the...More
Incredible church interior. I had tour guide who spoke excellent English and we spoke Spanglish with one another. Incredibly beautiful 1500s courtyard, Spanish tiles and intricate woodwork. Went up to belltower as well. But so awkward at the end because I didn’t know she expected...More
We simply visited the inside of the basilica and found it really nice and rich in ornamentation. You have the possibility to visit the attendant convent, which we didn't do but was highly recommended to us!
The main reason why we visited the Convent was because we wanted to see the Tombs of Saint Rose of Lima and Saint Martin De Porres.
The Convent is huge and even houses a library and chapels for each of the 3 saints whose remains...More
For 10 Soles ($3.30 US). You get to spend about 1 1/2 hrs. Seeing and hearing about the old convent where St. Martin de Porrres and Santa Rosa de Lima lived. You walk through the old basilica and and cap off the tour by climbing...More
Santo Domingo has lovely courtyards full of colorful Spanish tile and brightly painted arches. It was very similar to courtyards at San Francisco a few blocks away, but here we could take photos. inexpensive and nice when we were already in the area.
Santo Domingo is a a beautiful monastery with the graves of three saints. There was a lot of interesting stuff to see. Entrance by guided tour only. Unfortunately the tour we were on was really slow and it dragged. A different guide may provide a...More
Our visit here was included in a 4 hour city tour of Lima. From what I recall you can visit and tour anytime during the day by yourself too. We spent a good 40 minutes here with the city tour. In the tour the bilingual guild... More
Our visit here was included in a 4 hour city tour of Lima. From what I recall you can visit and tour anytime during the day by yourself too. We spent a good 40 minutes here with the city tour. In the tour the bilingual guild only spent about 10 minutes and then we wandered by ourselves until we left.