Sanctuary of Las Nazarenas

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Sanctuary of Las Nazarenas
Las Nazarenas, Lima 2004.jpg
Basic information
Location Lima District, Lima, Peru
Geographic coordinates 12°02′47.30″S 77°01′48.13″W / 12.0464722°S 77.0300361°W / -12.0464722; -77.0300361Coordinates: 12°02′47.30″S 77°01′48.13″W / 12.0464722°S 77.0300361°W / -12.0464722; -77.0300361
Affiliation Roman Catholic
District Lima
Province Lima
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Sanctuary
Completed 1771
Altar Señor de los Milagros in Sanctuary of Las Nazarenas - Lima, Peru

The Sanctuary of Las Nazarenas is a church in Lima and is the site of the Peruvian Catholic procession of the Lord of Miracles, Señor de los Milagros, who is also the patron of the city. It was constructed together with the Monastery of Nazarenas in 1771, after a major earthquake in 1746.

From this church begins America's most important[citation needed] religious procession on October 18 and 28.

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