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Lima, Peru – the King of Cities.

Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru. Founded in 1535, it became the capital and most important city in the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru. It later became the capital of independent Peru. Today, about a third of Peru’s population lives in Lima’s metropolitan area, signifying the importance of the city to the country. Lima is the industrial and financial center of Peru and is home to many national companies.  Owing to colonization, immigration, and indigenous populations, Lima is a melting pot of cultures and has been strongly influenced by European, Andean, Asian, and African cultures. The city is known as the Gastronomic Capital of the Americas owing to its eclectic mix of Spanish, Andean, African, and Asian cuisines.


Here are some of the top places to visit in Lima
  1. Plaza de Armas
  2. Convento de San Francisco
  3. Cathedral
  4. Miraflores
  5. Museo de la Nacion (National Museum)
  6. Santo Domingo
  7. Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Antropología, e Historia (Archaeology, Anthropology, and History Museum)
  8. Larco Museum
  9. Huaca Pucllana
  10. Las Nazarenas
Things to do in Lima
  1. Stand in Lima’s Historic Heart in the Plaza de Armas
  2. Photograph the City’s Most Significant Colonial Sights
  3. Marvel at the San Francisco Monastery
  4. Giggle at Pre-Colombian X-Rated Ceramics
  5. Get to Grips with Ancient Peruvian History
  6. Have Your Fill of Modern and Historic Peruvian Art
  7. Tour the Ancient Adobe-Brick Huaca Pucllana
  8. Sample the Finest Peruvian Dish
  9. Explore Peru’s Trendiest Neighborhood
  10. Soar Through the Skies on a Tandem Paragliding Flight

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