Lima, The City of the Kings, sits on the pacific coastline of Peru. Peru’s capital is a city steeped in history, tracing its ancient civilizations. See beautiful colonial architecture and well preserved buildings in Lima’s historic center. The modern Lima is a busy metropolis with buzzing nightlife and an ever popular food scene. Rub shoulders with tourists and locals in fresh and popular neighborhood of Miraflores or the bohemian quarter Barranco. Lima has something to offer all tourists. Get busy!

What to See & Do

Buildings, Plazas & Parks

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor

Also known as Plaza de Armas, Lima’s historic center is the birthplace of the city […read more]

Casa Aliaga

Casa Aliaga

Visit Lima’s oldest colonial house. Desendents of the original family still live in this beautiful home […read more]

Plaza San Martin

Plaza San Martin

One of Lima’s largest and most beautiful squares pays homage to Peru’s liberator Jose de San Martin […read more]

Palacio Torre Tagle

Palacio Torre Tagle

This baroque style palace is now home to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. It is easily distinguished by its two detailed dark wood balconies […read more]

Religious Attractions

Lima Cathedral

Lima Cathedral

Located in Plaza Mayor, the Basilica Cathedral of Lima has 14 chapels and is dedicatd to St. John the Evangelist. It contains the tomb of the Spanish conquistador Pizarro […read more]

Santo Domingo

Church & Convent of Santa Domingo

Take a guided tour of the Lima’s oldest religious complex and get an insight into cloister life. You can’t miss the colourful pink belltower […read more]

Church and Convent of San Francisco

Church & Convent of San Francisco

This broque style Catholic church was completed in 1744. It is home to skull filled catacombs and a distinguished library  […read more]

City Attractions

Magic Water Show

Magic Water Show

Once an usused dusty park, Reserve Park now hosts one of the most popular of the Lima highlights. Watch the magic unfold at the largest fountain complex in the world […read more]

Miraflores, Lima

Miraflores

One of Lima’s more upscale districts, Miraflores, is full of great hotels, restaurants and shopping […read more]

Barranco Streets

Barranco

Walk through romantic streets and colonial squares in Lima’s bohemian quarter. Relax, eat great food and enjoy beautiful artwork  […read more]

Festivals / Events

Fiesta de Santa Rosa de Lima

Fiesta de Santa Rosa de Lima

Celebrate Lima’s most revered daughter, St. Rose on August 30th, a very important feast day […read more]

Peruvian Paso Horse Festival

Peruvian Paso Horse Festival, Pachacámac

Join the celebrations of Peru’s national breed with competitions and beautiful displays from traditional Chalanes (riders) […read more]

Museums

Larco Museum

Larco Museum

See some of Peru’s finest Pre-Columbian art and erotic pottery in this privately owned museum, built on a Pre-Columbian pyramid […read more]

National Museum

The Museum of the Nation

The Museo de la Nacion is one of two major Peruvian History museums loacted in Lima […read more]

Gold Museum Lima

The Gold Museum

See a great collection of gold pieces and internation weapons from the very committed Peruvian Miguel Mujica Gallo […read more]

 

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