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Address: Ca. Garcia Calderon 234, Lima 18, Peru
Phone Number: 1 422 3697
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Description: LIMA WALKS offers guided walks in Lima. With an uninterrupted history of...
LIMA WALKS offers guided walks in Lima. With an uninterrupted history of more than 2000 years, Lima is perhaps the most fascinating city in the continent. In many ways, it's a hidden city and the best way to appreciate its architectural and historical richness is by walking. Ancient pre-Columbian temples, Colonial churches and mansions, abandoned haciendas, Republican houses, early XX Century buildings and modern villas, all share a space, side by side, in this amazing city - surely the Americas' best kept secret.LIMA WALKS offers 11 architectural/historical walks, of which four in the historic centre and six in different districts, and two gastronomy walks, one on ingredients in the Peruvian cuisine and the other on regional gastronomy. The walks can be done in English, German, Spanish or Dutch. As of 10 dollar per person
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Great Way to Explore Lima

If you are looking to learn a little more about Lima outside of the main tourist attractions, Ronald is your guy. He is passionate about the city, the architecture, and sharing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
TarikHart
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New York City, New York
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If you are looking to learn a little more about Lima outside of the main tourist attractions, Ronald is your guy. He is passionate about the city, the architecture, and sharing the history. He is a calm and interesting conversationalist, which allowed us to ask a number of questions regarding the culture and the changing history of Lima -- this... More 

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Love this city but not as much as Ecuador. Really wanted to head down to Manchu Pichu but couldn't make it. Great food and hospitality.

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Palo Alto, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My mom and I took Ronald's walking tour around Lima. I didn't have much of an expectation going in, as I have been on many city tours and they all tend to blend together; but this one was different. Ronald was great! He knows a ton about Lima, really brought the city to life, and taught both of us a... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Ronald was a perfect guide for my husband and I. He is interesting, knowledgeable and accommodating. We completely changed our tour plan on the morning we met and he had no problem with the switch up. We could have wandered around the old city on our own and seen the buildings, etc. But with Ronald we learned a bit of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I read about these walking tours and arranged for a small group tour with Ronald. I really can't say enough about the tour. We saw more than just architecture, learned more than just history and saw some of the most amazing things, like a fine family home continuously occupied for the past five hundred years, and the river that no... More 

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Australia
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19 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The greeness is caused by rhe fogs, by the cool Humber current, the ciry is 12 degrees from the equator but the Pacific Ocean is about 1 degrees celsius. You have to be very careful n Lima and it is best to have a guide, to be shown the magnicient churches markets etc

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Walk around Plaza de Armas in March 2014 We had arranged this walk from a continent away, met Ronald on time in front of Lima Cathedral and this tour should become the best we ever had. His explanations of architecture and the fascinating history of Lima and Peru were outstanding. He designed this walk according to our wishes and in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We booked a personal tour of the city centre with Roald. Lima is not a spectacular city, so it is important to make the most of what there is to see and do. We chose the Centre tour and walked round with Roald for about 2 hours. He showed us not just the main sights, but also the areas off... More 

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Gladstone, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We took seven Lima Walks with Ronald in different areas of Lima. Ronald is very personable, fun and a real gentleman. His walking tours are well planned and very organized. Ronald has a remarkable knowledge of Lima's history, culture and architecture. He took us way beyond the obvious sites and guide expectations. He was always on time. He was always... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Ronald was extremely knowledgeable and made our short one day in Lima very rich. We came on a Tuesday and did a private tour of about 3 hours, which covered the historic centre and also the popular area for locals. This was based on Ronald´s recommendation after we told him how much time we had, and what we enjoyed (history,... More 

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