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Small-Group Palaces and Historical Buildings in Lima

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Stop At: Centro Historico de Lima, Lima Peru

It is located in the district of Lima Metropolitan. It was founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro and known as the "City of Kings" due to its important status as capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru from the mid-sixteenth century to 1821. The Historic Center of Lima retains until the today the most illustrious examples of Spanish monumental architecture. The most important historical monuments of public character are represented by numerous churches and convents, as well as mansions that preserve the tradition of the Hispano-American Baroque.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Callao, Lima, Peru, Lima Peru

The National University of San Marcos is a public university located in the city of Lima, Peru. At the national level, being the first university founded in the country, it is considered the most important, recognized and representative educational institution. At continental level, being the first officially founded university and the longest in continuous operation since its founding, it is recognized as the oldest university in America,

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: House of Osambela, Jiron Conde de Superunda 298, Lima Peru

The House of Osambela or Casa de Oquendo is a building built during the viceroyal period of Peru. It rises over the old novitiate of the Dominican fathers, destroyed by the earthquake of 1746, and part of the orchard, facing the street of Veracruz, in the historic center of the city of Lima. It is one of the largest mansions in the center of Lima and is notable for its wide facade and balconies of excellent quality.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casa de Aliaga, Jiron de la Union 224, Lima Peru

La Casa de Aliaga is a colonial-style building located in the historic center of Lima. The building dates from May 1536, during the city foundation. It belonged to Don Jerónimo de Aliaga y Ramírez. It was destroyed by the Earthquake of Lima of 1746 and rebuilt by Juan José Aliaga and Sotomayor. In the 19th century, a series of works were carried out.

The original construction was based on quincha and adobe. The architecture is eclectic in style due to several changes made since its construction. The styles present are Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque or Neoclassical

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gran Hotel Bolivar Lima, Jirón de la Unión 958, Cercado de Lima 15001, Peru

The Gran Hotel Bolívar is a three-star hotel located in the historic center of Lima, facing Plaza San Martín. It was the first large modern hotel building that was built in Lima in order to accommodate the guests for the celebrations of the first centenary of the battle of Ayacucho in 1924.

Duration: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
You will be picked up from your hotel. Once the tour is over, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Departure Time
Departure time is @ 1600hs
Return Details
Once tour is over you will be transferred back to your hotel.
  • Private Transportation
  • Professional Bilingual Guide (English/Spanish)
  • One Pisco Sour per person
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de Lima
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A small amount of walking is involved.
  • There is an extra charge of U$10 for pick up & drop off at Sheraton Hotel and for hotels in Barranco Area.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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