The historic old town of Lima – Cercado de Lima
The historical past of the capital in the historic center is particularly well presented. Here, the traveler can admire and visit centuries-old buildings such as churches, monasteries or mansions. The old buildings, with their Renaissance, neoclassical and baroque styles, delight many visitors.
Almost every corner of the historic center reveals a unique blend of present and past, combined with a world-famous cuisine.
In 1988, the San Francisco Monastery was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The old town of Lima was awarded the title of World Heritage in 1991. Places of interest in the historic city of Lima: