Cathedral Basilica of Lima

The Basilica Cathedral of Lima, otherwise Lima Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Plaza Mayor of downtown , . Construction began in 1535 and completed in 1649. It is dedicated to St John, Apostle and Evangelist.

Notable Places in the Area

The Archbishop's Palace of , the capital of , is the residence of the Archbishop of Lima, and the administrative headquarters of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The or Plaza de Armas of Lima, is the birthplace of the city of , as well as the core of the city. is situated 120 metres northwest of Cathedral Basilica of Lima. Photo: Allan Grey, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a Baroque palace located at Jr. is situated 210 metres south of Cathedral Basilica of Lima. Photo: Manuel González Olaechea, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 160 metres south of Cathedral Basilica of Lima. Photo: Paulo Guereta, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Barrio chino is a neighborhood in Lima, Peru that is centered on two blocks – 7 and 8 – of Jirón Ucayali in downtown. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Central , comprises the districts of Lima, Breña, Jesús María, Lince, La Victoria, San Luis, El Agustino and Rímac. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the capital of and its largest city. Founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador… Photo: Thomas Quine, CC BY 2.0.

Cathedral Basilica of Lima

-12.0467° or 12° 2' 48.2" south
-77.0298° or 77° 1' 47.2" west
Open Location Code
181 metres (594 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 6275182985
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: كاتدرائية ليما
  • Aymara: Cattedrall dhe Lemma
  • Basque: Limako katedrala
  • Belarusian: Кафедральны сабор Лімы
  • Belarusian: Лімская катэдра
  • Catalan: Catedral de Lima
  • Chinese: 利馬主教座堂
  • Chinese: 利马主教座堂
  • Danish: Lima Katedralen
  • Dutch: Cathedral of Lima
  • Egyptian Arabic: كاتدرائيه ليما
  • English: Basilica Cathedral of Lima
  • English: Cathedral of Lima
  • Esperanto: Katedralo de Sankta Johano de Limo
  • French: Cathédrale Saint-Jean de Lima
  • French: Cathédrale de Lima
  • French: cathédrale Saint-Jean de Lima
  • German: Kathedrale von Lima
  • Indonesian: Katedral Lima
  • Italian: Basilica Cattedrale di San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista
  • Italian: cattedrale di Lima
  • Polish: Katedra metropolitarna św. Jana Ewangelisty w Limie
  • Polish: katedra metropolitarna św. Jana Ewangelisty w Limie
  • Portuguese: Catedral de Lima
  • Quechua: Catedreil de Lema
  • Romanian: Catedrala din Lima
  • Russian: Кафедральный собор Лимы
  • Russian: Собор святого Евангелиста Иоанна
  • Spanish: Basílica Catedral de Lima
  • Spanish: Catedral de Lima
  • Tagalog: Katedral Basilika ng Lima
  • Catedral de lima
  • Cattedrale di Lima

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