Walking Tour of the Historical Center of Lima

Experience the captivating allure of Lima’s city center as you delve into its rich historical narrative and cultural heritage on an immersive tour. Embark on a journey that will unveil the fascinating layers of Lima’s past, from ancient civilizations to colonial conquests, and gain a deeper understanding of how this dynamic metropolis has evolved over time.

General information

Price / 25 USD per person

You can pay online

Refund policy

24-hour refund policy

Availability

Everyday

Start time

10:00 hrs

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Included / excluded

Enjoy the company of a local guide

Explore the center of Lima on a walking tour

Admission to the San Francisco de Asis Museum and Catacombs

Food & drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

As you navigate through the city’s enchanting streets, a plethora of architectural marvels and cultural treasures will unveil before your eyes. Landmarks of paramount importance, such as the Plaza de San Martín and the renowned Plaza de Armas, will grace your itinerary. The Plaza de Armas, Lima’s principal square, stands as a testament to the city’s grandeur and is adorned with significant edifices including the Presidential Palace and the esteemed Cathedral of Lima.

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Venturing further into the depths of Lima’s captivating heritage, the tour will lead you to the esteemed Museum of San Francisco de Asís. Within its hallowed halls, a vast collection of religious art and artifacts awaits your exploration. Delve into the mesmerizing world of centuries-old masterpieces, allowing them to transport you through time. A visit to the intriguing catacombs, the final resting place of countless colonial-era residents, adds a touch of mystery and reverence to your experience.

Throughout the tour, your erudite guide will regale you with captivating stories and insights, unraveling the intricate tapestry of Lima’s history and culture. Every step of the way, you will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for this remarkable city that has witnessed the passage of time and the fusion of diverse influences.

Meeting point

We will meet your guide in Plaza San Martin next to the main statue.

Important

When booking your tour, the primary payment method available is PayPal. If you do not have a PayPal account, please select “Pay with PayPal,” and then, you will be presented with the option to “Pay with a debit or credit card.”