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Palacio de Torre Tagle

Ucayali 363, Lima, Peru
+51 1 2212111
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Built in 1735 by the Marquis of Torre Tagle, this handsome building is considered to be the best surviving colonial house in Lima with its superb carved balconies, magnificent doors and a courtyard surrounded by rooms and ironwork.
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Ucayali 363, Lima, Peru
+51 1 2212111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palacio de Torre Tagle is one of the best examples of residential Lima architecture from the 18th century. Its carved wood balconies are superb.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Make a day of central Lima – San Martin, Plaza Major, some of the churches – and build in a stop at the Spanish baroque palace. Only a few blocks from Plaza Major on Jr. Ucayali 363, this palace was built in 1735. Stand back...More

Thank Jody H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This may be one of the most exciting finds in Lima. Built in the mid-eighteenth century by a Spanish nobleman it exemplifies the grace and style of colonial architecture but with a Moorish influence. The ornately carved wooden balconies that flank the entrance are simply...More

Thank pavlovich123
Reviewed 26 September 2016

No explanation was offered and on the following Saturday it was also closed! So I would've get too excited about checking it out. I think alot of places in Lima only cater for tour groups

Thank NeilAustralia
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I liked to see the torre Tagle, its very beautifull, there are two balconies that highlight the beauty of this beautifull building, the door is very big, there is a space to pray to peruvian saints, there are some small monuments on the walls that...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We tried it on weekdays but there were too much restrictions. The building appears to be nice or visit, but we could see everything from faraway only. Pending for a next visit.

Thank julbongut
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Whilst it is not possible to see inside, some beautiful ornate wooden balconies to enjoy from outside. It is closely to plenty of attractions, so worth a visit

Thank highburychampion
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a nice 18th century colonial mansion that is now part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Though its entrance is restricted, one cannot miss the two beautiful carved balconies overhanging the street. Even with the scores of balconies in el Centro, these will...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 13 October 2015

nice one and most beauty full. you can enjoy with friends, groups, and family. this is the main adventure beauty. i like

Thank showmetrips
Reviewed 20 April 2015

One of the most beautiful and from the outside most photographed Foreign Ministry buildings in the world. Two blocks from the Plaza de Armas and one away from the beautiful San Pedro church, you must at least pass by it and look at and photograph...More

Thank Chinapjs
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