Centro Historico de Lima, Lima

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World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Explore magnificent streets lined with charming Spanish-era buildings at Centro Historico de Lima. The old town, which served for centuries as the capital of Spain's colonies in South America, still retains its distinctly Spanish flavor, typified by its layout and architecture. With many of the best attractions in Lima concentrated in the neighborhood, including the city's main square and many of its most important churches and museums, there's no better place to start your Lima itinerary. Add Centro Historico de Lima to your Lima travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lima trip itinerary site.
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