Lima City


Lima City, the capital of Peru, is a captivating metropolis that seamlessly intertwines history, modernity, and a vibrant cultural scene. Situated on the Pacific Ocean, Lima is not only the country’s largest city but also a dynamic hub that reflects Peru’s rich heritage. The city offers a diverse tapestry of experiences, from ancient archaeological sites to contemporary arts and gastronomic delights. Lima is a fascinating destination that caters to history enthusiasts, foodies, and urban explorers alike.



Founded by Francisco Pizarro in 1535, Lima has a compelling history that unfolds in its colonial architecture, preserved in the Historic Centre of Lima, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city served as the seat of Spanish colonial power in South America and played a crucial role during the struggle for independence in the 19th century. Lima’s historical journey is evident in its landmarks, such as the Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral of Lima, and the San Francisco Monastery with its catacombs.

Lima City beckons visitors with a unique blend of historical charm and modern allure, making it an enticing destination for those seeking a taste of Peru’s diverse cultural tapestry. Whether wandering through centuries-old plazas or indulging in the city’s renowned culinary scene, Lima promises an enriching and unforgettable experience.

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Tour details

  • Destination Type Urban
  • Official Language Spanish
  • Currency Peruvian Sol (PEN)
  • Time Zone Peru Time (PET), UTC-5
  • Driving Side Right
  • International Driver's License Required
  • Helmet Regulations Mandatory for motorcycle riders
  • Road Conditions Mostly Paved Roads
  • Traffic Congestion Common during peak hours.
  • Weather Coastal desert climate
  • Phone Code +51 (1)