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Lima: Half-Day Colonial Lima and Larco Museum Tour

1. Lima: Half-Day Colonial Lima and Larco Museum Tour

Explore Lima's old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is packed with fascinating historic buildings. Your tour will begin with a scenic tour in the colonial downtown, which radiates from the Main Square. It is here that you can appreciate countless examples of grandiose colonial architecture. Afterwards, you will stroll over to the cathedral, before visiting Casa Aliaga. Casa Aliaga is a colonial mansion gifted in 1535 by chief conquistador Francisco Pizarro to Jerónimo de Aliaga, one of his captains. This is the only house from that era that still belongs to the same family after all these centuries. Following this house, you will experience the Larco Museum, which lies in the traditional Pueblo Libre district. The museum boasts the most complete pre-Hispanic collection of gold and silver artifacts, as well as pieces of erotic art.

Lima: Larco Museum and City Tour with Catacombs visit

2. Lima: Larco Museum and City Tour with Catacombs visit

Travel from the comfort of your hotel in Lima, Miraflores, Barranco, and San Isidro to the to Larco Museum, which is located in a magnificently restored 18th century mansion. Walk through its awesome collection of ancient jewelry, gold, pottery, metals, and textiles. Journey to Plaza San Martin in the stunning Historical Center of Lima. Find out more about how this Plaza was made in the 1900s to commemorate 100 years of Peruvian independence. Admire the fascinating statue that represents Peru’s liberator and the neoclassic buildings. Drive to Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) to marvel at the impressive old buildings like the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Cathedral, and the Archbishop’s Palace of Lima. Be enlightened about the rich history of Peru's capital by your expert guide. Finally, go to downtown Lima to see the Museum Convento San Francisco de Asis and the catacombs. Learn about the colonial period in Lima city and explore the underground catacombs.

Lima: Private Half-Day City Tour with Larco Museum

3. Lima: Private Half-Day City Tour with Larco Museum

Start your private experience by visiting the beautiful districts of Miraflores and San Isidro, and passing along one of the most sacred pre-Inca sites within the city, before heading to the Historic Center. Once there, walk along some of the most important streets of the city that lead to Plaza de Armas. Take plenty pictures of the amazing colonial architecture that surrounds this square. Take a peek into an iconic building, that has served Lima's citizens for centuries and continues to be an important landmark. As this experience continues, visit the impressive Convent of Santo Domingo, an astonishing building built in the colonial style. After exploring the Historical Center, you will head towards the Larco Museum, which houses an amazing private collection of Peruvian treasures.

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