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Lima Must-See Landmarks Tour
"Your 4.5-hour tour begins with hotel pickup from your centrally located Lima hotel. Accompanied by your guide you will first visit the Pre-Columbian archaeological site of Huaca Huallamarca which is located in the middle of the residential area. Admire this adobe pyramid before heading to Larco Museum. At the museum you can observe the best Precolumbian art collections in Peru. This includes the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous “erotic” archaeological collection. After this head to Cafe del Museo where you will have a chance to try a mousse made of “lucuma”
From $70.00
 
Huacas and Larco Museum Night Tour Including Dinner
"Your night tour in Lima begins with hotel pickup. You will board a vehicle and head to the Huaca Pucllana a Pre-Colombian archaeological site in the middle of Miraflores. Observe this site dating from circa 1500 years ago as you drive around it with your guide. You will then head to Huaca Huallamarca another set of pre-Inca ruins in the area of San Isidro an impressive adobe pyramid.  Finally
From $86.00
 
Lima Sightseeing Private Tour
"Embark on a city tour where you can get to know the main tourist attractions of the Cercado de Lima San Isidro and Miraflores districts - the most important ones in Lima. In Cercado de Lima visit the Main Square of Lima the Cathedral that has a Renaissance style façade and various chapels such as the Sagrada Familia and La Inmaculada Concepción. In addition around the square you will see the Government Palace the Municipal Palace the Archbishop's Palace and the Union Club. Later that day
From $50.00

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Museo Arqueologico Rafael Larco Herrera

Although my ticket for this museum tour said that no photography was permitted, it turned out that photos without flash were permitted everywhere in this museum, which contained nicely arranged and...
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Oct 18, 2016

Museo Larco

Founded by Rafael Larco Hoyle in 1926, it displays a carefully cataloged and displayed history of Peru through its archaeology. The museum was transferred to Lima in the 1950s. It was been enlarged...
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shrimp56
Dec 27, 2015

We went to Peru to Lima!!

After saving all year, we could do with a friend of laburo the trip we always wanted. We went to Peru to Lima. We met amazing places and quite unknown sites around. We went by plane from the airport...
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SergioP9
Feb 09, 2015

The Gold Museum Lima

I was very disappointed, although the collection is very interesting, and unique. There was almost no information about the pieces, or when there was, it was extremely poor and meaningless (''plate''...
danielasb
Nov 20, 2014

El Museo de Sitio Bodega y Quadra

This museum has to rank alongside the Larco for interest, information and organisation. It is situated in the Bodega y Quadra House located next to the old railway station.A big plus over the Larco -...
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hawkhead
Feb 15, 2014

El Museo de Banco Central de Reserva del Peru

Free of charge but you will need id. Place to leave small items securely. Photographs without flash are permitted. Good loos on ground floor.This museum is housed in the original Banco building in the...
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hawkhead
Feb 07, 2014

Metropolitan Museum of Lima

Opened on 17th December, 2011, in the old Ministry of Communications building, this is the first museum in the world to be a complete audio/visual experience. Visit is by guided groups of 20-30 only....
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hawkhead
Dec 09, 2013

Museum of Food

This is not the correct title - translated from Spanish it is more like the museum of the history of gastronomy and food. It opened recently, in November 2011. Free to enter. Excellent loos! Strongly...
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hawkhead
Dec 09, 2013

Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History

The Museo Nacional de Arqueología Antropología e Historia del Perú is the largest and oldest state museum in Peru. There are more than 100,000 artifacts on display relating the course of history of...
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al2401
Dec 04, 2011

Larco Museum - storage area

The Larco Museum is famous for its huge storage area which is open for viewing by the public. Most museums usually have only a small proportion of the total of their artefacts on display at any one...
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Dec 02, 2011

Larco Museum - Erotic Pottery Display

Pre-Columbians seemed to have an intersting perspective on the act of intercourse and this is represented in their pottery. This is one of the permanent displays of the Larco Museum and is one of the...
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Dec 02, 2011

Larco Museum

Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera or the Larco Museum is a privately owned museum, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima. The museum is housed in an 18th century vice-royal mansion and is...
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Dec 01, 2011
 
 
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Plaza San Martin

When I first walked into Plaza San Martin and had the total perspective of the entire plaza it was a bit overwhelming. Obviously the architect of the plaza had a grand vision in mind. According to...
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District Of Barranco

The Puente de los Suspiros, or Bridge of Sighs - if you can walk across it for the first time, without taking a breath, all your wishes will come true. So the story goes. The Bajada de los Baños is a...
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Callao

We came into Callao, the port for Lima, by ship (photo 5), and made all our excursions to Lima from here by bus. From Lima there is a four hour tour that you can take to the Real Felipe Fort and Navy...
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Pachacamac

If you are in the big city and want to go on a short day trip to check out some old ruins then a voyage out to this site (a mere 31kms away from Lima) makes for a decent excursion. There are several...
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Parque De La Exposición

I didn't get a chance to go there, but here is the information for you so I can live vicariously. ;) It's open Tuesdays to Sundays from 09:00 to 17:00 It costs 6 soles to get in with two...
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District Of Miraflores

We arrived on December 14 2013 and checked into the Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection in Miraflores, Lima, Peru. It was located near the heart of Miraflores about 2 blocks from JF Kennedy Park...
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