LIMA CITY TOUR

We start by visiting the “Huaca Pucllana” a magnificent ceremonial and administrative centre of the Lima Culture, constructed in the 14th century, and considered by the Incas a “ñaupallaqta” or sacred town.

 

We visit the Historic Centre of Lima: Paseo de la República, Plaza San Martín, Plaza Mayor, Government House, Basílica Cathedral, the Archbishop’s house, and the Municipality, and ancient streets with colonial mansions and balconies in Moorish style.

 

We will visit the San Francisco convent and church, the biggest complex of colonial art in America, its choir and the library of the monks, the Sacristy (with paintings of Zurbaran and Rivera) the principal Cloister’s Courtyard, decorated with Sevillan tiles from the 16th century, Moorish arches, and the Catacombs, subterranean crypts from the Colonial era.

 

The tour continues in the most traditional residential areas: El Olivar de San Isidro, with olive trees brought from Spain in the 17th century, the Central Park of Miraflores and Larco Mar, the symbol of modern Lima, a centre of attractions, with restaurants, shops and a privileged point to appreciate the spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.

 

 

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