In Lima, it is not uncommon for parks to be reminiscent of great historical events or people, the Campo de Marte has many monuments to offer.
For example, at the end of a large paved square is a monument that recalls the Peruvian-Ecuadorian War. This erupted because it came after the achievement of independence again and again to disputes over demarcation.
A monument that symbolizes friendship is the bridge donated by the Japanese Cultural Center to the district of Jesus Maria. Namely, many Japanese immigrants live in this district, showing the bridge of their connection with Peru for the centenary of the first Japanese arrivals.
Another monument, a pointed granite pyramid with bronze figures, is dedicated to aviation pioneer Jorge Chávez. The Peruvian-French pilot achieved fame through several record flights. His last success was as the first person in history to cross the main mountain range of the Swiss Alps. As a reminder, the Lima airport has received its name.
You will discover many more monuments and statues in the Field of Mars and you will see how many difficult but positive events Peru has survived in recent centuries.