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City and Cathedral of Lima: 1/2 Day
Historic Downtown Lima
Discover the architectural and tourist attractions of Lima through a fabulous guided tour. This circuit will show you the city and its history in a comfortable and safe way. The tour begins in Miraflores where we'll visit the Love Park, the Costa Verde ocean front and the amazing Pyramid Pucllana, a pre-Inca archaeological site. This route continues to the historic center of Lima, where we'll discover the early days of the city and the most important events through its different periods. Learn about the great religious and artistic influences shown in Lima's churches and convents. Enjoy a walking tour of Plaza Mayor, the tourist center of Lima.
Our first stop is the Basilica Cathedral of Lima, an admirable space in the late Baroque, Renaissance and Plateresco artistic styles. We will see the crypt of Francisco Pizarro, enter the lower levels of the temple and tour the halls of religious art. We'll finish our tour with a visit to Santo Domingo Convent, former cloister that holds the remains of Santa Rosa de Lima and San Martin de Porres.
- Tours leave Mondays through Saturdays at 9:00am and 2:00pm
- Includes hotel pick up (in Miraflores or San Isidro or elsewhere upon request), city tour, cathedral tour and convent tour
- Duration is 3 1/2 hours
- Premium bus service
- Professional guide fluent in English, Spanish, German, Quechua
For tips on what to bring, check our Travel Tips page.