Callao (Lima), Peru
City Tour, Local Sightseeing, All
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Approximately 4 hours
Get acquainted with the historic landmarks of the first city in the Americas.
Visit the Main Square, located in the heart of downtown to view the Government Palace, the Town Hall, the Bishop's Palace with its beautiful balconies, and the Cathedral of Lima where you will visit inside. Its outstanding features are the choir stalls, the Churrigueresque Chapel of the Immaculate, the main altar and a statue of Christ made of carved ivory. On the right is the crypt with remains of conqueror Francisco Pizarro.
Step inside the Church and Convent of San Francisco, considered to be the most important religious monument of Lima, built in 1542 in Baroque style and consecrated in 1673.
Your drive through Lima will pass several colonial squares, churches and mansions; then, you will continue to the more modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores for a glimpse of life in this huge city, as well as its beautiful parks, modern buildings and great ocean views.
This tour is designed for guests who are interested in a faster-paced experience. Walking time is almost two hours. Panoramic options are available for those who prefer a more relaxed outing. In the event the cathedral is closed, a visit to Santo Domingo Convent will be substituted (mornings only). Tour does not operate on weekends.