Begin this tour visiting the Huaca Pucllana, administrative and ceremonial center of Lima culture (100 – 600 AD) which has a truncated pyramid built with handmade adobitos placed with bookcase shape.
Tour the historic center of Lima, called since its foundation ” The City of Kings” which was the capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru, which included most of South America. We visit: The Naval Heroes Walk, Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, Archbishop’s Palace, City Hall and main streets with colonial mansions and Moorish balconies.
Visit the Convent of San Francisco, a jewel of colonial architecture that dates from 1546, then we visit the main cloister decorated with Seville tiles of the seventeenth century, the Sacristy with paintings of Rivera and the Catacombs (underground crypts of the colonial era).
Once in the Church of San Pedro, we notice the greatest treasure of Baroque art that preserves retablos of the seventeenth and eighteenth century, and also has sculptures of renowned artists such as Gregorio Fernández, Juan Martinez Montanes, Pedro de Mena and others.
We continue in the Olivar de San Isidro to watch its olive trees that errands broguht from Spain (in late sixteenth century). We finish this tour in the new financial area of Lima.