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Free Historical Centre Tour of Lima

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When: Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun

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Where: Plaza de la Democracia

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Language: English & Spanish

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Time: 10:30

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Duration: 2,5 hours

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Price: Free

Discover a city with greatness in the form of its amazing architecture. On our Free Historical Center Tour of Lima you will fall in love with a city that was the capital of the South American continent for over two centuries!

Learn about the life and legacy of the Republic of Peru’s most important and longest-standing president, Augusto Seguía, the man who brought modernity to the capital together with the “Beaux Arts” architecture. Admire the House of Peruvian Literature, and the old Desamparados Train Station.

Enjoy the spectacular colonial architecture of the Peruvian capital. Only in Lima you can one find up to 300 archaeological sites. Hear about the ancient civilizations which inhabited the area before the arrival of the Europeans, helping make Lima one of the world’s cradles of civilizations, such as the Incas who from Peru managed to built a great empire. So don’t hesitate to join our Historical Centre Walking Tour of Lima! 

Main Square Lima
The Church of Saint Francis
Centro Ancash
Changing of the guard
Festival Lima
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Free Historical Centre Tour of Lima Highlights

  • Enjoy the beautiful plazas of Lima, such as the Plaza de San Martín, one of the most beautiful squares on the continent.
  • See the change of the Presidential Guards in front of the outstanding Government Palace of Peru.
  • Finish the tour at the BCRP Museum, where you will find one of the best pre-hispanic art and archaeological collections in the world.

Price: Free

Meeting Point: Plaza de la Democracia

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Free Historical Centre Tour of Lima Features

San Martin Square
Jiron de la Union
Church of the Mercy
Main Square of Lima
Government Palace
Cathedral of Lima
Monument to Taulichusco
House of the Peruvian Literature
Jiron Ancash Street
The Church of Saint Francis
Torre Tagle's Palace
Museum of the Central Reserve Bank
San Martin Square

Jiron de la Union

Church of the Mercy

Main Square of Lima

Government Palace

Cathedral of Lima

Monument to Taulichusco

House of the Peruvian Literature

Jiron Ancash Street

The Church of Saint Francis

Torre Tagle's Palace

Museum of the Central Reserve Bank

San Martin Square
Jiron de la Union
Jiron de la Union
Church of the Mercy
Church of the Mercy
Main Square of Lima
Main Square of Lima
Government Palace
Government Palace
Cathedral of Lima
Cathedral of Lima
Monument to Taulichusco
Monument to Taulichusco
House of the Peruvian Literature
House of the Peruvian Literature
Jiron Ancash Street
Jiron Ancash Street
The Church of Saint Francis
The Church of Saint Francis
Torre Tagle's Palace
Torre Tagle's Palace
Museum of the Central Reserve Bank
Museum of the Central Reserve Bank
San Martin Square

Jiron de la Union
Jiron de la Union

Church of the Mercy
Church of the Mercy

Main Square of Lima
Main Square of Lima

Government Palace
Government Palace

Cathedral of Lima
Cathedral of Lima

Monument to Taulichusco
Monument to Taulichusco

House of the Peruvian Literature
House of the Peruvian Literature

Jiron Ancash Street
Jiron Ancash Street

The Church of Saint Francis
The Church of Saint Francis

Torre Tagle's Palace
Torre Tagle's Palace

Museum of the Central Reserve Bank
Museum of the Central Reserve Bank

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Reviews

The tour was very relaxed and we could enjoy the city

5/5 stars

The tour was very interesting, the guide told a lot about the city and its history and he answered all our questions in detail. Furthermore he gave us time to take pictures so the tour was very relaxed and we could enjoy the city.

- Susanne Niemeczek

September 2018

We loved the tour with Fernando

5/5 stars

We loved the tour with Fernando. He gave us a lot of background information about the history of the city and buildings. His personal insights into some of the towns history was very helpful.

- Sibylle Zurbriggen

June 2018

Starting Point

Starting Point: Plaza de la Democracia

At the Monolith in Plaza de la Democracia, by the Metropolitano stop Estación Colmena. (See map)

FAQ

The Free Historical Centre Tour of Lima runs Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun at 10.30 from the Monolith in Plaza de la Democracia, by the Metropolitano stop Estación Colmena. No tours on the 25th of December and 1st of January.

The Free Historical Centre Tour of Lima ends around Plaza de Armas.

The Free Historical Centre Tour of Lima lasts around 2.5h.

Yes we will be there rain, hail or shine. Just make sure to have suitable clothing and consider bringing an umbrella if necessary.

Go to the meeting point and look for our guide carrying a red umbrella. If you have any problems finding the location please contact us on our Global WhatsApp support: +52 1 221 205 3215.

Due to the high demand of our tours you can only join the tour if you have made a reservation. So please make a reservation: it is absolutely free, it takes less than one minute, and it helps us make sure that we have enough guides there to cover the demand. Help us make your Strawberry Tour experience unforgettable! Please note that we can't take groups of 8 people or more on our regular tours, instead, please get in touch with us here to enquire about a private tour.

In an effort to keep the group sizes manageable and enjoyable for everyone in the group we don’t allow groups of 8 people or more to join our regular tours. Instead , please get in touch with us here to enquire about a private tour.

All our tours are free. That means that at the end of the tour, you can choose to reward the guide if you wish so, according to your enjoyment and your possibilities. A part of that goes towards covering our marketing and operational costs. This system ensures great quality in the tours, extremely high client satisfaction, and last but not least, that absolutely everyone can come on our tours, regardless of their budget.

Interested in a Private Tour?

If you want more flexibility with your own guide you can book this as a private tour for just $112.

We are then able to set the start time to whatever suits you and make the experience more personal. This is also a great option for groups of 8 people or more that are unable to join our free tours together

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Meeting Point: Plaza de la Democracia

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Price: Free

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