Casona de San Marcos, Lima

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  • October 21, 2016
    The cultural center has a good collection of Peruvian art from fabrics paracas, indigenous painting, painting of the independent, abstraction, contemporary sculptures among others.
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  • August 25, 2016
    Beautiful building in which guided tours are available to learn about its history. The courtyards are very nice and are offered in the very interesting exhibitions (it is worth to go with time to stop and visit them).
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  • May 18, 2016
    It is a place steeped in history, its walls are of a very ancient period where formed the first University of the Americas, without a doubt a place to visit, today converted into a cultural centre offers numerous options for visitors and guided tours, especially for young people from lima has an option for many disciplines, with a good level and asta choir official University which has a long and ancient history in Annals of the University. The chapel toledo, entered many enclosures colonial that is maintains in all your vending machine. not so stop of visit.
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  • July 5, 2017
    A connection with the past, walking through the halls of this former Faculty of law is a revitalizing and pleasant experience. It feels, to wherever the spirit live sanmarquino will be.
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  • May 4, 2017
    Linda Casona de San Marcos. Historical place where the National University of San Marcos was founded the mas antigua de America. It celebrates the 466 anniversary.
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  • June 26, 2017
    Beautiful house in which was founded the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, now the Cultural Centre of the same functional facilities.
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  • June 16, 2017
    Historic and cultural patrimony of the humanity, San Marcos University began its history here and anyone who has visited it is witness to this and their wide artistic variety in dance, painting and sculpture
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  • March 8, 2017
    I find it a great place, full of both history and the Universidad San Marcos, also as of the Peru. Guided excellent service. Highly recommended.
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