Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima, Lima

#10 of 42 in Historic Sites in Lima
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Saint Rosa serves as the primary patroness of Peru and of the indigenous peoples of Latin America, making Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima an important stop to learn more of the country’s religious history. The red-and-white church is built on the spot where Saint Rosa was born and the home that she turned into a hospital for the poor. She earned sainthood by dedicating her life to helping the needy and sick--you'll see the statue of this remarkable woman standing outside. Visit this grand church to learn more about her life and legacy; enter to admire the manicured gardens and make a wish in the wishing well. For Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima and beyond, use our Lima trip builder to get the most from your Lima vacation.
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  • I had tried to see this church, but every time it was closed. The outside was really beautiful! The church outside was blue, really blue. The cross was at the top of the steeple. I didn't see...  more »
  • Beautiful setting, with amazing squares and of course the resting place of two Saints. Santa Rosa and San Martín.  more »

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