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. Put Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) and other Lima attractions into our Lima planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • All this is a fine mess of yasandigi ... is not necessarily required to visit your hotel is not far from here is a compact place Church museums and state the same ... area bulusuyor ...
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  • The first place I visit in a city - especially Latin American - is its Plaza de Armas. From there, its founding grid, everything else was born (or landed on what exists). The historic centre of Lima, in addition to beautiful is very well maintained and guarded. Consists of 3 very distinct faces: the set formed by the Cathedral and the Archbishop's residence; The Government Palace and the gallery which houses the headquarters of the quartermaster, the Union Club and a series of shops and other official and commercial agencies.
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  • Located in the historic centre of Lima. Is the famous Plaza de Armas. On site are located the city of Lima Peru's Government Palace and the Cathedral. There are guided tours for all these spaces. Take a picture in the fountain of the Plaza, all in bronze, oldest monument of the place.
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  • Very nice you can see from there the Government Palace, Cathedral of Lima, the Municipal Palace, and you can stroll through its surroundings
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  • It was unforgettable, we went with my 3E living room fe y Alegría 10
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  • Compulsory visit anytime attractive and picturesque
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