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:

Dreadful and informative: the Museo de la Inquisicion y del Congreso

Dreadful and informative: the Museo de la Inquisicion y del Congreso

Dreadful and informative: the Museo de la Inquisicion y del Congreso. In the Museo del Congreso y de la Inquisición these traces are collected and condensed
Casa de la literatura peruana – Limas Literary and Cultural Center

Casa de la literatura peruana – Limas Literary and Cultural Center

A vision of Peruvian literature. The house of Peruvian literature in Lima is in an unusual place. The building, which since 2009 houses a library and a cultural center, is the old building of the station, dating from a time when Lima