Legislative Palace (Peru)

The Legislative Palace of Peru is the seat of the Congress of Peru, located on the second block of Jiron Ayacucho, on the Plaza Bolivar, in Lima, the capital of Peru. This building is made up of the chamber housing the sessions of congress, the Hemiciclo Raúl Porras Barrenechea chamber, the Hall of the Lost Steps, the offices of the Presidency of the Congress, office of the vice-presidency, the offices of congressional commissions, and the offices of various other parliamentary groups.

Legislative Palace
Palacio Legislativo
Palacio Legislativo of Peru.jpg
General information
Architectural styleBeaux-Arts
Town or cityLima
Coordinates12°02′53″S 77°01′31″W / 12.0480°S 77.0253°W / -12.0480; -77.0253
Construction startedSeptember 24, 1906
Design and construction
Architect(s)Emilio Robert
Ricardo de Jaxa Malachowski

This building houses the sessions of Congress as well as the inauguration speech of the President.

The Plaza Bolivar is located in front of the congressional building while the Plaza Simón Bolívar is located to the rear.

It was built by the President Óscar R. Benavides.

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