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Lima Attractions

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Cathedral 5.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #1 of 8
Although inaugurated by Francisco Pizarro just a few years later after the start of its construction in the XVI century, Lima’s Cathedral received the tomb of its founder only in 1891. It seems that even then the skeleton buried was not the one ... [more ]
barranco 4.0 stars
Quarter - #2 of 8
In Lima the quarters of Barranco and Miraflores are known for their bohemian night life. Barranco means something like “cliff” in Castilian Spanish, and indeed you will be walking along the beach line, formed at the feet of the coastal cliffs. ... [more ]
Santo Domingo Church 5.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #3 of 8
One can spot Lima’s Santo Domingo Church major pink tower at a significant distance when approaching the historical downtown district. This is actually the bell tower, built in rococo style in the year of 1766 – given that the original tower was ... [more ]
Plaza Mayor 4.0 stars
Square - #4 of 8
Lima’s historical centre is UNESCO World Heritage – and indeed assembles in a unique area a magnificent set of monuments. The majestic cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace are the city’s ex-libris – together with the extravagant suspended wood ... [more ]
Palace of the Government / Pizarro House 5.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #5 of 8
The Peruvian Government Palace is located today in the former House of Francisco Pizarro - this ever since Peru became an independent republic in the 1820’s. Other than the President Executive power, several ministries are located here as well. ... [more ]
Lima Archbishop Palace 5.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #6 of 8
Located just to the left of Lima’s Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace is quite beautiful and impressive. Though the terrain allocation for Lima’s Church HQ dates to Francisco Pizarro - the present construction, in its modern baroque neo-colonial ... [more ]
Palace of Congress 5.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #7 of 8
Just a few blocks away from the Government Palace, Lima’s Palace of Congress is where the Peruvian Republic Parliament and legislative power is located. After the independence of Peru in 1821, the congress activities were conducted at the ... [more ]
Museo Larco Herrera 5.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #8 of 8
With what should I begin this testimony? Well, firstly: don't miss this visit! The permanent exhibition of this museum is divided into the different main pre-Columbian areas (North, Centre, South and the Highlands) and offers a complete and very ... [more ]
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