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Lima - Plaza de Armas
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Plaza de Armas
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Lima - Plaza San Martin
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Cathedral Peru, Lima
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Centro de Lima
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Top sigths of Peru

Palacio de Torre Tagle is one of the most famous landmarks of the medieval period. The palace was built in the beginning of the 17th century and is considered an amazing example of the baroque style. The palace charms visitors with its elegant design and skillfully selected furnishing. The ground floor of the building is the location of a giant hall that has become a traditional venue for various important events and governmental meetings. Excursions to Raqchi region are traditionally very popular with tourists. During the Incan period a big city was located here, but now tourists can mostly see the ruins and several buildings - a big temple dedicated to Viracocha and several houses. There is a big man-made water reserve near the temple, and the purpose of this reserve is still a mystery. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Lima

Attractions and active leisure

Among the nightlife, Cocodrilo Verde club deserves special attention. Beautifully designed rooms, a huge dance floor and a great entertainment program have made this club the most popular in Lima. The Pena del Carajo club often hosts performances of popular music bands. Jazz fans will like a club called Jazz Zone. Those who want to relax in tranquil atmosphere and enjoy signature cocktails like La Esquina bar. Among … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

National cuisine is sure to appeal to fans of seafood. One of the most popular treats is costa brava soup made of a variety of seafood with an addition of peas and vegetables. Juankaina papas made of a special type of potato and cheese seasoned with lemon juice is also worth mentioning. The most popular dessert is flan, a cake made of eggs, condensed milk and cream. Each chef has his own special recipe of flan, so … Open

Traditions and mentality of Lima

Anything fits as gratitude. It may be a souvenir, cigarettes or alcohol from a mainland. The behavior of Indians living near the city is a little bit different. They pre-warn tourists that photography and video shooting are paid services, and you can only thank them with monetary compensation. The most common mean of income for nomadic tribes is production of souvenirs and handicrafts. Even children contribute to … Open

Travel guide to Lima

Fans of fascinating excursions will surely be impressed by the Larco Museum. It is housed in a beautiful 18th century mansion that used to be a royal residence. Now in the halls of the mansion there are collections of unique Peruvian ceramics. The age of some exhibits is more than a thousand years. The museum houses a rich collection of archaeological finds, including stone carvings and prehistoric tools. Not long … Open

Lima for children - what to visit

One of the most extraordinary amusement parks in Lima is the La Granja Villa. In this park, you can see dozens of attractions, and original sculptures which can serve as a nice background for taking lots of interesting photos. Several playgrounds with swings, slides and trampolines are put in place for the youngest visitors. A beautiful café is also present in the amusement park. Another interesting feature of the … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Lima has some wonderful bookstores, including Libreria El Virrey, the most popular one among tourists. A wide selection of fiction and specialized literature is available to its visitors. The store has a large department with books written in English. Libreria El Virrey also sells many interesting books and colorful booklets on the history, culture and famous sights of Peru. Sissai Jewelry can be recommended to … Open

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