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ABOUT lima

Lima is the capital of Perú, the largest city in the country with more than 9 million inhabitants, the third most populated of Hispano-America, located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, which was the most important city during the Spanish conquest. Today the political, financial, cultural and commercial activities of the country are concentrated here.

Lima is considered a cosmopolitan city, which stands out for its multiculturalism and the most important for being multiethnic which has allowed a great development of tourism in the place. You can see many contrasts between the neighborhoods of the city that is divided into 43 districts. Among the most popular are Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro, Callao, Chorrillos, among others.

In its historical center it highlights the architecture of its buildings, the archaeological centers, museums, art galleries as well as the popular traditions and festivities that are celebrated. This one is located between the districts of Lima and Rímac, and was declared Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO in 1988 by the importance that had in the Viceroyalty of Peru being vestiges of those times in constructions like the Basilica and Convent of San Francisco that together to the Cathedral of Lima, located in front of the Plaza Mayor and that are united by subterranean passages, also the Basilica and Convent of Santo Domingo and the Palace of Torre Tagle. Also around the main square is the Government Palace of the city.

Thirty minutes away from the city center is the district of Miraflores, one of the most modern and sophisticated in the city where there are endless panoramas, starting with the area of ​​Larcomar, which is built on the cliffs and in front to the sea, this "open air" shopping center invites to be visited with a great variety of shops.

The nightlife of the city is lived in all its splendor, specifically in the district of Barranco that stands out for its bohemian style, with numerous discos, lounges, bars, clubs, restaurants ready to receive all its tourists. This city has a lot of cultural wealth, since it was inhabited by pre-Hispanic native civilizations. In fact, you can find archaeological remains in the middle of the city called “huacas”, which were where they lived, for example the Huaca Pucllana located in the middle of Miraflores, Huaca Huallamarca in San Isidro, Huaca Mateo Salado in Pueblo Liter, Huaca Maranga in San Miguel, Huaca Paraiso in San Martín de Porres and many more distributed in the city that are in excellent conditions despite the arrival of the urbanization to the place and that are really a safety pin. To the south of the city, to a few kilometers is Pachacamac, a construction with Inca architecture that is born like a center of worship to the sun god or Inti.

Lima's cuisine stands out worldwide, with a fusion of Peruvian roots with Spanish cuisine, as well as French, Chinese and sub-Saharan African immigrants. There is so much quality and recognition that has been highlighted as the Gastronomic Capital of Latin America in many occasions.

Its pleasant climate throughout the year, with little rainfall and a gray winter invites to be visited in every season and discover its surroundings full of history and beautiful landscapes.

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