The Department of Lima is a department and region located in the central coast of Peru, the seat of the Regional Government is Huacho.
Huaca Pucllana or Huaca Juliana is a great adobe and clay pyramid located in the Miraflores district of central Lima, Peru, built from seven staggered platforms.View on Google Maps Book this experience
The Basilica Cathedral of Lima, otherwise Lima Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Plaza Mayor of downtown Lima, Peru. Construction began in 1535 and completed in 1649. It is dedicated to St John, Apostle and Evangelist.Learn more Book this experience
The Museo Larco is a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima, Peru. The museum is housed in an 18th-century vice-royal building.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Matucana is a town in Central Peru, capital of the province Huarochirí in the region Lima. It's located to the East of Lima at 2,378 m above sea level, along the Central Road at km 74.Learn more
The Larcomar is a shopping center in the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru owned by Chilean company Parque Arauco S.A. It was opened on 27 November 1998.Learn more Book this experience
Miraflores is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. It is an exclusive residential and upscale shopping district south of downtown Lima. It is also one of the most affluent districts that make up the city of Lima. It has various hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and department stores. Miraflores is one of the main tourist attractions in Lima. Founded as San Miguel de Miraflores, it was established as a district on January 2, 1857.Learn more Book this experience
Lima is a district of Lima Province in Peru. Lima district is the oldest in Lima Province and as such, vestiges of the city's colonial era remain today in the Historic centre of Lima, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 and contains the foundational area known as Cercado de Lima.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín Rivers, in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Pachacamac is an archaeological site 40 kilometres southeast of Lima, Peru in the Valley of the Lurín River. The site was first settled around A.D. 200 and was named after the "Earth Maker" creator god Pacha Kamaq.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Lima is a coastal region in central Peru. The province of Lima includes the city of Lima, the capital of Peru. The region abounds in archaeological treasures, each one more impressive than the others, which traces the history of the first aboriginal peoples of Peru.
Paramonga is a pre-Inca city located in the north of Barranca, it is a site composed of an important pyramid of four floors on a hill, it is a very impressive building by its size and by its history, paintings were discovered in the building which recounts the history of Paramonga.
Pachacamac is another archaeological site, the most famous one around the capital. It is the ruins of a pre-Columbian citadel, today it is essentially a place of pilgrimage for the native peoples. Near this temple, you can see the ocean. There are other vestiges of the Inca peoples to discover in the region of Lima like Cajamarquilla, Caral, Puruchuco, and many others.
At 56 miles (90 km) from Lima, come to discover the volcanic plateau of Marcahuasi, some of its rock formations have familiar forms like animals or human silhouettes, the mystery of the place is that we do not know if they are human or natural formations. But it is still impressive to contemplate.
For a walk along the beach, go to the Catela Vidal, which is a freshwater river that flows into the Pacific Ocean. It is essentially a fisherman's beach, but you will be won over by the calm and beauty of the place. The Peruvian coastline is full of marine life, come and discover the sea lions along the edge of the beach of the Palomino Islands, it is a real immersion in the wildlife.
While you are in the area, a tour of the city of Lima is a must, come and discover the Historical Center of Lima, the Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas Museum, or the Plaza de Armas, it is a city with fascinating neighborhoods full of history through its magnificent buildings.
Miraflores and Barranco are the areas where there are the main accommodations in the region, and you will have plenty of choice for hotels in those two cities as they are very popular among tourists.
Around the city of Lima, the traffic is very dense, and you could lose a lot of time by renting a car or taking a cab, the area is not well known for its easy access by road. However, to get around the Lima region we recommend you to take public transportation, many buses pass through the touristic sites.
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