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Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), Lima

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Soak in the history of Lima's original town square at Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor). When the city was founded in 1535, its design required a central plaza from which a grid system of streets could be constructed. Nearly 500 years later, the grand plaza remains at the heart of Lima life. Admire the landmark buildings lining the plaza, such as the government palace, the municipal palace, and the city's cathedral. Ask one of the English-speaking tourism assistants, who are stationed in the square, for any advice you might need. To visit Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) on your holiday in Lima, and find out what else Lima has to offer, use our Lima holiday planner.
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  • Beautiful, stunning, historical. It should walk and stop and look. Then, knowing the streets around. Recommend go on weekend, because from Monday to Friday, by the transit, becomes a very heavy task.
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  • When visiting Lima must begin with the plaza de armas. The changing of the guard - to 12: 00 m - is an event.
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  • A beautiful place to enjoy a bit of the current culture of Peru. With quiet boulevards, but streets with traffic full at all times.
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  • It's nice here
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  • Compulsory visit anytime attractive and picturesque
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