Welcome to LimaWelcome to Lima, City of Kings, a large metropolis full of history and heritage. Travel with us around our capital and visit the great San Francisco Convent, which was built in colonial times, and even today retains virreynal Boom treasures, including its famous catacombs. Visit some of the best museums in Lima, such as the Gold Museum, the Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru and the famous erotic archaeological collection at the Museo Larco Herrera. Visit the majestic temple of Pachacamac, one of the most important religious sites in the reign of the Incas.
In Lima, there were several pre-Columbian cultures dating back thousands of years old. It was part of the Inca Empire until was founded by the Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535 as capital of the Viceroyalty of New Castilla of the Spanish Empire. During our guided tour we will travel through its long history.
ANCESTRAL LIMA. In the Huaca Pucllana archaeological precint build in the IV century AD we will have a panoramic view of this magnificent ceremonial and administrative center considered by the Incas a holy village.
COLONIAL LIMA. The Viceroyalty of Peru was the most important of the Spanish Empire and Lima was its capital. In its historic center highlights the architecture and urban design of the period, in old streets with colonial mansions Moorish balconies. Appreciate in the historic center: Courthouse, Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor with a panoramic view of the Government Palace, Lima Cathedral, City Hall, will enter the monumental Convento de San Francisco, which is the largest exhibition of colonial art in America . We can admire the Choir Room and the Monks' Library, the Sacristy, with its collection of Zurbaran and Rivera. The Big Patio of the Main Cloister, decorated with Seville tiles of XVI century, its beautiful moorish arches and its subterranean crypts known as The Catacombs, where you feel the presence of the colonial past.
CONTEMPORARY LIMA. View more traditional residential areas in the capital:
San Isidro: Olivar Park, Financial District and residential.
Miraflores: Miraflores Central Park, Love Park from where you will appreciate a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean.
To be a private tour we can optionally change the program described, either added or removing sights. (Changes can be made at times and locations) Overall it acondicionamos private tours to your expectations or requirements.