AM o PM
Duration: 4 ½ hours.
Am or PM. Pick up from the Hotel or designated place heading for the modern zone of Lima, we will start our tour with a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean from the “Park of Love in Miraflores”. Then we will continue via San Isidro to the Historical Center, along our way we will pass through Huaca Pucllana, a Sacred pre – Inca site, dating to 200 years DC. Continuing the tour we will pass through the Olivar Park in the district of San Isidro with olive trees with more than 300 years old, to finally visit the most important Colonial City of America, which was the capital of the Viceroyalty, there we will see the Plaza Mayor located in the point where the founding of Lima was made in 1,535, the Government Palace, the Lima Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace and the Municipality, then the visit to the interior of the most important convent of colonial architecture “San Francisco and his Catacombs “, before we can appreciate The Palace of Justice, the French Palace and the Plaza San Martin the second most important of our capital.
We continue our journey to the historic district of Pueblo Libre located to the North of the city where we will reach the Larco Herrera Museum located in an old Farm house, which was built on an ancient pre-Inca construction.
The visit lasts 1 hour approximately.
Return to the hotel or starting point.
Our program includes:
- Journey according to the program
- Bilingual guide
Does Not Include:
Lima is the capital of the Republic of Peru. It is located in the central coast of the country, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, forming an extensive and populous urban area known as Metropolitan Lima, flanked by the coastal desert and extended over the valleys of the rivers Chillon, Rimac and Lurin.
Lima was founded on January 18th of 1535, with the name of the City of the Kings in the agricultural region known by the indigenous people as Limaq, name that acquired with the time. It was the capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru and the largest and most important city of South America during the Spanish regime. After Independence it became the capital of the Republic.
The Larco Herrera Museum was founded in 1926, and is located in a 18th century viceroyal mansion, in the district of Pueblo Libre, built on a pre-Columbian pyramid of the 7th century. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens.
The museum has several permanent exhibits. The Gold and Silver Gallery displays the largest collection of jewelry used by various rulers of pre-Columbian Peru.
The Culture gallery shows over 3,000 years of pre-Columbian Peru history. This gallery arranged chronologically offers to the visitors a comprehensive view of the cultures that existed.