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CHURCH CATHEDRAL DE TRUJILLO


Built among the years 1647 and 1666 in Trujillo's center. Their structure is oblong and solid, designed this way to adapt to the earthquakes that affect the area of the Ocean Pacific of the Peruvian coast. Their interior is quite sober. It presents altarpieces colored rococós of white with golden and one Baroque with the same colors; the canvases that it conserves belong to the school cuzqueña of painting and quiteña.

The cathedral has the Cathedral Museum mainly with works religious of the viceregal time in gold and silver.

It highlights the bigger "exempt" altarpiece, that is to say that it is not supported in wall some. It is of Baroque churrigueresque style and it is recovered of bread of gold. Of this altarpiece type they are only two in Peru: that of Trujillo's cathedral and that of the cathedral of Cusco.

Smaller Basilica

From the foundation of the city place settled down for the main church. However the first construction was very simple.

In 1616, with the erection of Trujillo's Diocese, the church became cathedral, reason why an in agreement construction was built with its range. Regrettably, this building was destroyed by the earthquake of February 14 of 1619. Among 1647 at 1666 the temple was reconstructed. August of 1967, 23 Pope Paulo VI, knowing people's devotion that he/she went to the religious rites elevated it to the smallest category of Basilica, era archbishop of Trujillo Carlos María Jurgen.

In their interior they stay Trujillo's older altarpieces, that of San Pedro and that of Saint John the Baptist (die of the XVII Century), as well as the biggest Altarpiece, (1721) considered a work teacher. The Christian old habit is appreciated of separating the altarpiece of the wall, in the first body San Pedro's sculptures and san are located Juan Evangelist, while the Pure accompanied by Santa Rosa and San Valentine, Pattern of Trujillo are in the second body.

There are also three historical canvases, one of them represents sacred Toribio of Mogrovejo giving the sacrament of the Confirmation (1681) to Santa Rosa from Lima. The other one, is the Mystery of the Sacred Sacrament where is worshipped the archangel San Miguel and finally the canvas of Transverberación of Santa teresa of Jesús.

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