The historic old town of Lima – Cercado de Lima

Historische Altstadt LimaLima: the city of kings has been the political and cultural center of Peru since its foundation by the Spanish conquerors.

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:

The Palacio Municipal in Lima

The Palacio Municipal in Lima

The Municipal Palace - Palace of the city - in the Plaza Mayor of Lima. On January 18, 1535, the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro founded the city of Lima. As one of his first actions, he established the main square, the
Iglesia San Pedro in Lima, a must for all travelers

Iglesia San Pedro in Lima, a must for all travelers

In the middle of the historic old town, surrounded by other colonial churches, lies the church of San Pedro. It is also one of the religious buildings built by the Spaniards in the 16th century shortly after the foundation of Lima.
Attractions Museum: Casa de la Gastronomía Peruana

Attractions Museum: Casa de la Gastronomía Peruana

Museum of Attractions: House of Peruvian Gastronomy The cuisines of this world are diverse, and depending on who you ask, you will hear that your own national cuisine is the best in the world. you
The palace of the archbishop in Lima

The palace of the archbishop in Lima

On the east side of the Plaza Mayor stands one of the most important buildings in Lima - the cathedral. Right next to it, almost fused with it, is the palace of the Archbishop. The cathedral belongs to as an institution
The Teatro Municipal – Limas Cultural Heart

The Teatro Municipal – Limas Cultural Heart

The Teatro Municipal - Limas Cultural heart and acoustic and visual enjoyment. The Municipal Theater in Lima. A theater can be visited for different reasons. On the one hand, of course, to performances or
The Museo de Arte Italiano – Valuable gift for the 100th year of independence

The Museo de Arte Italiano – Valuable gift for the 100th year of independence

The Italian Art Museum - Gift of something valuable for the hundredth year of independence. The Italian Art Museum promises Italian art in Peru. Why not
Viewpoint in Lima: The Alameda Chabuca Granda

Viewpoint in Lima: The Alameda Chabuca Granda

The Alameda Chabuca Granda is a viewpoint located between the Government Palace and the Rimac River in the historic center of the city of Lima
National Sanctuary and the Monastery of Las Nazarenas

National Sanctuary and the Monastery of Las Nazarenas

The history of the Monastery of Las Nazarenas begins with the earthquakes that destroyed large parts of the city. The Lord of Miracles, the national shrine
The Museo of the Banco Central de Reserva: From pre-Columbian times to modernity

From pre-Columbian times to modern times: The Museum of the Banco Central de Reserva

What is behind the abbreviation BCRP? Simple: Banco Central de Reserva del Perú. But this bank museum is not about the money
MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima

The Art Museum of Lima (MALI) – unique collection of Peruvian art

The Art Museum of Lima - Unique Collection of Peruvian Art has a long tradition in Peru. And there in the course of the existence of life