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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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  • Large park beside the Pueblo Libre City Hall and Museum of Anthropology, the park consists of lawn, trees, fountain, walkways and statue of Simon Bolivar. We were visiting the museum, but took a quick...  more »
  • Our cab driver dropped us off here and told us to take the pedestrian street full of shops to the Plaza de Armas. It was a nice walk, past a nice church too. There was some sort of political rally wit...  more »
  • Beautiful square with a central monument dedicated to Simón Bolívar and full of beautiful and important buildings around. 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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