Iglesia de La Merced

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Iglesia de La Merced information

Ica , Peru
cnr Bolívar & Libertad
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Ica’s cathedral was the last church the Jesuits built in Peru before their expulsion. It was rebuilt in the late 19th century and contains a finely carved wooden altar. The effects of the 2007 earthquake caused a steeple and part of the roof to collapse. At the time of writing the church was closed for restorations.