Downtown Lima



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A one day trip to Lima important historical sites, good restaurants and a view of the city from the hill and then the coast. Fiinally ending at an excellent restaurant and a night cap. A full day with lots of sights.

Author: Jennifer


Day 1 - Lima, Cercado de Lima, Cercado, Pueblo Libre, Chorrillos, Miraflores, San Isidro


Start the visit at the Plaza de Armas. Arrive there by 9 am by taxi from hotel. Have a look at Plaza and then see the Palacio Arzobispal and Palacio Municipal from the outside. Its architecture is whats important.Walk to San Francisco church (to the right, facing the Government house) Visit the church and the catacombs. Walk 1 block closer to the river Rimac and see the old walls of the city and the old Pizarro monument.Walk back towards the plaza via the old train station ,Desamparados, have a look. Go by the plaza and visit Santo Domingo church and convent but also stop by the Old post office. Be back at the Plaza at noon to see the change of guards.Take the bus to San Francisco hill for nice city view. If still on time, visit the Inquisition museum on the way to Chinatown. Have lunch at the Wa Lok chifa. Take a taxi back to the hotel but visit the Coast road (Costa Verde) and go all the way to Chorrillos area and Barranco. Also visit the parque del Amor for a nice ocean view. Visit the museum in Barranco and afterwards go to San Isidro area for a visit to the Olive woods and the Huaca Huallamarca. Make reservations for Astrid and Gaston early in the day for a good dinner. Afterwards, and if still not tired, go to Larcomar for a night cap at the Bartini.


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Second Home Peru

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366 Barranco
Barranco
Lima, PE

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tel: 51 1 477 5021
fax: +51 1 247 1042
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Plaza Mayor (Plaza de Armas )

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Plaza Mayor
Centro Urbano
Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 315 1300


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Catedral de Lima (La)

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Location:

Plaza Mayor
Lado este de la Plaza Mayor de Lima, Jirón Carabaya
Lima 1 Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 427 9647
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Palacio Arzobispal

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Location:

Plaza de Armas de Lima
Costado de la Catedral
Lima, Peru

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tel: +511 4275980
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Palacio Municipal

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Location:

Jirón de la Unión sin número, Plaza de Armas
LM 01 Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 574 8000


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Iglesia de San Francisco y Museo

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Location:

Plaza de San Francisco
Lima 1 Cercado de Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 4271381


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Iglesia y Convento de Santo Domingo

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Location:

Conde de Superunda 200
Lima 01 Cercado, Peru

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tel: +51 1 427 6793


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Palacio de Gobierno

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Location:

Plaza Mayor
LM 01 Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 444 3027


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Cerro San Cristóbal

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Near the Rimac River
Lima 1 Cercado, Peru

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tel: +51 1 315 1300


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China Town

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Location:

Calle Paruro
LM 01 Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 574 8000


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Wa Lok

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Location:

Jirón Paruro 864
Barrio Chino
Lima, Peru

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tel: 51 1 427 2656


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Barranco

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Barranco
Costa central de Lima
Lima, Peru


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Puente de los Suspiros

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Puente de los Suspiros
Calle Ayacucho y Bajada a Los Baños
Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 315 1300


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Museo Rafael Larco Herrera

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Avenida Bolívar 1515
Lima 21 Pueblo Libre, Peru

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tel: +51 1 461 1312 , 461 1835
fax: +51 1 461 5640
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Chorrillos

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Location:

Costa de Lima
Lima 9 Chorrillos, Peru

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tel: +51 1 444 3027


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Circuito de Playas "Costa Verde"

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Location:

Desde Magdalena hasta Chorrillos
Lima 18 Miraflores, Peru

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tel: +51 1 574 8000


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Parque del Amor

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Location:

Malecón Cisneros, cuadra 8
Lima 18 Miraflores, Peru

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tel: +51 1 315 5000
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Parque El Olivar

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Location:

Jirón Choquehuanca s/n
Lima 27 San Isidro, Peru

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tel: +51 1 315 1300


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Huaca Huallamarca

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Location:

Nicolás de Rivera 201
Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 222 4124


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Astrid y Gastón

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Location:

Calle Cantuarias 175
Miraflores
Lima, Peru

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tel: 51 1 444 1496 / 51 1 242 5387 / 51 1 242 5723
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Bartini

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Location:

203 Plaza Gourmet, Larco Mar
Lima18 Lima, Peru

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tel: +51 1 241-1299
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