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Centro Historico de Lima, Lima
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Explore magnificent streets lined with charming Spanish-era buildings at Centro Historico de Lima. The old town, which served for centuries as the capital of Spain's colonies in South America, still retains its distinctly Spanish flavor, typified by its layout and architecture. With many of the best attractions in Lima concentrated in the neighborhood, including the city's main square and many of its most important churches and museums, there's no better place to start your Lima itinerary. Using our international travel planner, Lima attractions like Centro Historico de Lima can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The plaza de armas of Lima, very private. highlights the Government Palace and the Cathedral of Lima, its gardens are well arranged.
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  • Some wonderful churches and other historic buildings such as the Palace. Of particular interest were The Catacombs. Built under the Cathedral and maintained in pristine condition they are a must to se...  more »
  • Colonial Center that takes back to the era of colonization, very nice architecture and if it is possible to get to the changing of the guard, better!
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