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Plaza Bolivar, Lima

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The Plaza Bolivar is also known as the Plaza of Congress or Plaza of the Inquisition as it is surrounded by the Legislative Palace which is the seat of the Congress of Peru, and the site of the former Tribunal of the Inquisition. It is located in the Barrios Altos neighborhood of the Historic Center of Lima, the capital of Peru. It is located at the second block of Abancay avenue, three blocks east of the Plaza Mayor of Lima.Gatherings and parades are held at the plaza during national holidays due to Simon Bolivar, being the liberator of five South American countries, being the plaza's namesake.
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  • Beautiful square with a central monument dedicated to Simón Bolívar and full of beautiful buildings and important to your surroundings. Is located in the Centre of Lima, near the Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor). Worth spending, take some pictures and follow.
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  • On the square are antique statues and is surrounded by bars and restaurants both modern and traditional. There are also pubs and bars
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  • The plaza Bolivar is a place where social activities are carried out among you are political support, or in general, around you change stores, you find Jirón de la Unión (known), is also the Bolivar Hotel, very nice, if you want to stay in a old hotel with arrangements of wood and feel part of a story, I recommend the hotel, rooms are beautiful.
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