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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”
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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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Siete Esquinas

Just around the Desamparados Train Station there is San Francisco Church and right across from it a place called 7 esquinas, used to be a big house with 7 big doors, which worked as 7 corners for...
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K-nalla
Nov 26, 2007

Eat Picarones and watch the passing parade

Mmmm. Sticky, messy - just perfect stuff for kids. Picarones are like thin doughnuts made from a pumpkin or sweet potato dough, smothered in a light syrup. We found them in many places, but the photo...
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Eish
Nov 17, 2007

Plaza Mayor

The mornign we went to Plaza Mayor it was eerily empty. There was some sort of government function going on so there were guards all around the square keeping everybody out. iT was still a nice place...
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krissyM
Jun 28, 2007

Visit with La Policia

There is a lot of police and military presence here. I saw a big weird looking truck with a thing that looked like a nozzle on it. Me to armed guard standing by truck: "Para Fuego?" Armed Guard: "No,...
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thebeatsurrender
Jun 19, 2007

Plaza de Armas

The XVI Century Plaza de Armas is probably the best place to start your visit to Lima. There you will find the Cathedral and the Archbishop´s Palace next to each other, the Government Palace and many...
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ThiagoRamos
Jan 31, 2007

Post Office

You don't really notice how pretty it is until you look back and notice the modern meets neoclassic arched glass ceiling. There's also a postage museum, but we didn't go in. The souvenier stands that...
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thebeatsurrender
Sep 30, 2006

Lima Balconies Tour

There were so many balconies, that "limeños" never thought of them as being unique. Lima was simply considered "the city of the balconies"In the viceroyship, the noble and wealthy Spanish families who...
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Rosita_lia
Oct 13, 2005

Plaza de Armas or Plaza Mayor

This is the main square in Lima and the centre of the old town. It is always busy, with people coming and going and often parades, demonstrations... 140 square meters.Around it you will find:- The...
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SirRichard
Sep 19, 2005

Plaza Mayor in mist

Every morning after my breakfast i walked to Plaza Mayor. Every morning it was misty and it felt like it would begin to rain. It never did though. Around noon the sun was shining and it was nice and...
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Sininen
Dec 13, 2004

Plaza de Armas

You can't go to LIma without going to Plaza de Armas (Mayor). Of course, every Peru's city and village have it's own Plaza de Armas but you can't miss this one: beautiful architecture and peaceful...
NPelletier
Aug 29, 2004

Plaza Mayor

In Lima, be sure to visit the Plaza Mayor (aka Plaza de Armas) in the downtown historical area. The plaza is surrounded by the Government Palace, City Hall, and a cathedral, and the plaza itself is...
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Rasta_Rob
Aug 17, 2003

MONUMENTO A FRANCISCO PIZARRO

El conquistador del Perú tiene una estatua ecuestre de cara a la Plaza Mayor, al lado del solar que se adjudicó , hoy ocupado por el Palacio de Gobierno. Fue donado por la esposa del escultor...
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RORRO72
Mar 24, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Lima

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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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