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Lima: Half-Day Colonial Lima and Larco Museum Tour

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A tour taking you through the historical side of the city of Lima. You will encounter buildings from the pre-colonial era all the way through to today.

Highlights

  • Visit the Main Square, surrounded by historic buildings
  • Enter Casa Aliaga and learn about the history of this historic house
  • Explore the Larco Museum, chosen as one of the best museums in the world by Trip Advisor

Description

Explore Lima's old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is packed with fascinating historic buildings. Your tour will begin with a scenic tour in the colonial downtown, which radiates from the Main Square. It is here that you can appreciate countless examples of grandiose colonial architecture. Afterwards, you will stroll over to the cathedral, before visiting Casa Aliaga. Casa Aliaga is a colonial mansion gifted in 1535 by chief conquistador Francisco Pizarro to Jerónimo de Aliaga, one of his captains. This is the only house from that era that still belongs to the same family after all these centuries. Following this house, you will experience the Larco Museum, which lies in the traditional Pueblo Libre district. The museum boasts the most complete pre-Hispanic collection of gold and silver artifacts, as well as pieces of erotic art.

Includes

English and Spanish-speaking guide Pick up from hotels located in Miraflores, San Isidro or the Historic Center of Lima All fees and taxes Entrance ticket to the cathedral, Casa Aliaga and Larco Museum
Photos Snacks and beverages Gratuities

Important Information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Sales tax must be collected for Peruvians or foreign visitors who stay in Peru for more than 60 days; if applicable, sales tax will be collected by the local operator
  • Larco Museum is closed and will be replaced by Huaca Pucllana archaeological site at Miraflores or Santo Domingo Convent at Historic Centre of Lima
  • Please note, you are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test (72 hours before travel). On arrival in Peru, you must take a test ordered by the Peruvian government, or the local partner can help to arrange a test at your hotel on the day of arrival. You will pay the cost of this test. If you do not take the test you will not be permitted to take part in any tours in Peru. A positive test result requires mandatory isolation. A negative test result requires no quarantine.

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