Handpicked by a Peru Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best cultural tours in and around Lima, Peru'.

Lima, the capital city of Peru, is a vibrant metropolis that is steeped in history and culture. For visitors looking to explore the cultural treasures of this fascinating city and its surrounding areas, there are a variety of tours available that offer a unique insight into the rich heritage of Peru.

One of the most popular cultural tours in Lima is a visit to the historic center of the city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, visitors can explore the stunning architecture of colonial-era buildings, as well as visit a number of museums and art galleries that showcase the country's rich artistic traditions.

For those looking to delve deeper into Peru's ancient history, a tour of the nearby archaeological site of Pachacamac is a must-visit. This pre-Columbian site is home to a number of well-preserved temples and pyramids that offer a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the indigenous peoples who once inhabited the region.

In addition to these cultural highlights, visitors to Lima can also enjoy a variety of culinary tours that showcase the delicious flavors of Peruvian cuisine. From sampling ceviche at a local market to learning how to prepare traditional dishes in a cooking class, there are plenty of options for foodies looking to experience the unique gastronomic traditions of Peru.

Whether you're interested in exploring Lima's historic landmarks, delving into its ancient history, or sampling its delicious cuisine, there is a cultural tour in and around Lima that is sure to pique your interest. So why not book a tour today and discover the rich cultural heritage of this fascinating city?

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