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From Lima: Historic Center & Catacombs of Saint Francis
Visit the historic center of Lima aboard the Mirabus, learn the history of its emblematic streets, its important palaces, balconies, monuments, walk through the main square of Lima!
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- Visit the catacombs of Lima considered the largest in the entire continent
- Discover the historic center of Lima
- See sights such as San Martin Square and the Plaza de Armas
DescriptionThe tour starts at Miraflores at 11am, go through the modern part of the city until the historic center of Lima, then we will go through important emblematic places such as the Archaeological Center of Huaca Pucllana, the oldest evidence of Miraflores built 1500 years ago, then we will appreciate beautiful Republican residences of European and American influence that are preserved in Miraflores, the bus will continue to San Isidro (the financial capital ) modern and exclusive district of the city, we will continue to Parque de la Reserva, a historic place where Peruvian reservists gathered to defend our city during the Pacific War conflict. Once there we pass by the main square as long of the vice royal and the republican buildings. This bright-yellow Franciscan monastery and church is most famous for its bone-lined catacombs (containing an estimated 70,000 remains) and its remarkable library housing 25,000 antique texts, some of which pre-date the conquest. Tour will finish back in Miraflores around 2pm.
IncludesMirabus tourist transport (round trip). Official tourist guide (Spanish - English). Panoramic view. Visit to the Museum and Convent of San Francisco. Entrances
- Please be at meeting point 30 minutes before bus departure.