Colonial Lima & Museum

Join us on a time travel through the history of Lima. On this authentic half-day walking tour You'll have the opportunity to see a range of colonial architecture, unique cultural sights of Lima`s historical center designated by Unesco as Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1991.

We will visit Colonial Lima including the Main Square, Government Palace, City Hall, the Cathedral and Museum, Temple of Santo Domingo, Temple of San Pedro, Lima Colonial Balconies, Torre Tagle Palace, Paseo de Aguas and Convent de los Descalzos. Then continue to the choice of ANY Museum (Larco Herrera, The Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and history of Peru

The Museum Larco Herrera, has on display remains that show the world of the ancient Peruvians from around 3000 years ago. Among the most spectaculars remains, we will see the great collection of Ancient Erotic Art, that is, without doubt one of the best attractions in the city of Lima. In addition to this great erotic collection, visitors also can see galleries with pieces of gold and silver. Unlike other museums, this place is the only one that has over 45.000 archaeological pieces properly classified

The Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and history of Peru. This is the oldest museum in Peru, and has on display a vast and varied cultural heritage. Its galleries houses a great array of ceramics, textiles, metal works, organic material and mummy bundles, spanning the entire history of human occupation in Peru. Some of the most important legacies at the museum are the monoliths, where standout the famous Estela of Raimondi, a perfect carved block of stone, representing an ancient god bearing a walking stick and the Tello Obelisk, which portrays the old divinity of the Chavin Temple. According to archaeologists, these carving monuments date back from 1000 BC. Here we will also visit the impressive Inca gallery, also called The Tawantinsuyu Room, which displays, in a very didactic way, the evolution of the Inca culture. Among its main attractions, we will see in a scale model the great Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and other Inca monuments found in Peru.

Important info

Include:

  •  Pick up from your hotel with private transport.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Lunch
  • All entrance tickets.
  • Transport to your hotel location

We recommend:

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and a hat.
  • Bottle of water.
approx 6 - 7 hours
110.00 €