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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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  • One afternoon is a good choice to make this scenic drive to the historic centre, the hotel is part tourist bus of the modern and beautiful area of Miraflores with its beautiful tree-lined avenues as the Arequipa and Larco. The Center is spotless and well protected, will enjoy its main square where the Government Palace with its guard of honour, the Cathedral and the ministries with its beautiful colonial architecture. Visit to Hotel Bolivar an evocation to the past, a lobby with a beautiful Dome, beautiful halls and salons of huge mirrors and crystal chandeliers you move at the time, and you can imagine the great dances of the time. An old carriage is another attraction that is located at the reception. Very nice walk through the Park Reserve and the Church where the remains of Santa Rosa de Lima and San Martín de Porras are also on the tour, as well as a ruins that are within the city.
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  • The historic centre of Lima has a beautiful architecture and well preserved, with some Spanish influences.
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  • A parade always mandatory in the capitals of the world is to know the historical center. In this case the Plaza de Armas is very pretty with the Palacio del Gobierno, the Municipalidad and the city's Cathedral. It is worth a walk through the streets to the internal Plaza San Martin.
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