In Peru, there is a city that can surprise with its colorful architecture and incredible landscapes. This is the capital of the state, the city of Lima, a significant part of which is located on the slope of an extinct volcano. Located in an environment of gloomy volcanic landscapes, city streets literally explode with bright colours, each of Lima's miniature houses is unique.
The colorful historic center of the city has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Thousands of travellers from all over the world come here every year to witness the beautiful monuments of colonial times. It is noteworthy that it is impossible to single out a specific architectural style of buildings, it is an amazing combination of Indian and Spanish styles. Lima is attractive by a variety of museums, the visit of which will allow you to get acquainted with the peculiarities of the national culture.
The largest exposition, related to the colonial era, has been presented in the Museum of the Republic. In the National Museum of Anthropology and Archeology you can see artifacts discovered by researchers. The Museum of the Viceroyalty is an incredibly interesting institution, which presents a rich collection of antique furniture, national clothes and objects of painting. Lovers of hiking will definitely appreciate Lima. They can walk not only along the bright historic streets, but also around one of the largest parks on the continent. The surrounding area is famous for its variety of picturesque beaches, as well as for unique archaeological areas. Next - Willemstad
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Car rental office: 'VELSAT' is located in 4.26 km (
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Fuel station: 'solgas' in 0.42 km
Supermarket: 'mercado san cristobal' in 0.68 km
Parking: 'La Cochera' in 1.03 km
Apotheek: 'VEKHA Farma' in 1.04 km
Police station: 'Comisaría Piedra Liza' in 0.54 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'callao' in 0.67 km
Railway station: 'Desamparados Station' in 1.49 km
» Jorge Chavez Airport LIM - in 10 km