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THE CATHEDRAL DE PIURA


The Cathedral of Piura been founded in 1588 first floor the invocation of the Virgin of Asunción and of San Miguel Archangel. In their interior a churrigueresque altarpiece of the Virgin of Fátima is conserved carved in cedar of Nicaragua and covered with bread of gold that, probably, it was one of the first in Peru. The biggest altar was reconstructed by the Spanish sculptor Julián Alagua after the earthquake of 1912 following the plateresque style. In their quality of church main preserve the parochial file of Piura.

He/she has an entrance down the street Huancavelica that is the main one, and another in the Street Tacna. It consists of two towers that they give him/her a basilica aspect. Before adopting the name of Cathedral, he/she was known as Main Church, here illustrious characters were baptized as Miguel Grau Seminar, Ignacio Merino, Carlos Augusto Salaverry who figures in the baptismal departure as Avelino.



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