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Centro Historico de Lima, Lima

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Historic Walking Area Historic Site
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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  • Enjoyed visited the plaza and surrounding areas. Many historic buildings and shops in the area. Provided a great location for some photo ops. Definitely take a walk, or just go and relax in this area ...  more »
  • We recommend doing a walking tour and visiting the different church museums specifically the one with the catacumbas in San Francisco church.  more »
  • We order a hotel taxi and tour downtown Lima! The views at night was magical. You need a sweater to walk during June and July that is winter there!  more »