Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno), Lima

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One of the country's most important governmental buildings, Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) serves as the official residence of the president. The current building was completed in 1937 in an elegant, stately Neo-Baroque style, though different forms of governmental offices have stood here since 1535. The guards standing at attention and the iconic wrought iron fence neatly complement the grandeur and seriousness of this major landmark. To visit Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) and get the most from your holiday in Lima, create itinerary details personal to you using our Lima trip planner .
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  • Go to the noon and apreciaras a good led and organized change of guard in the courtyard of the Government Palace) this changing of the guard has become all a tourist if in recent years attraction
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  • You can expect to be in the president's office and say you don't have to meet the president. Inside the magnificent, there is the office and reception of the place, noon can also see the handover of soldiers!
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  • The Presidential Palace presides over the Plaza de Armas (City Square). Although it is not Buckingham Palace it is well worth visiting. The hustle and bustle is ever present and surrounding the area t...  more »
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  • Great photograph opportunities but stay in the downtown area as there are some unsavory areas not far from here.
  • The architecture of the building is good, we were able to view the change of guard at noon.
  • Nice building to look at. Preferred time to visit is just before noon when they have this ceremonial guard change which is similar to what is done in Windsor England Peru-style. Other than that, you can only see the palace from the outside through the fence. If you miss the noon guard ceremony then you can skip it altogether.
  • The change of guards were very interesting
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