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Casa de Aliaga

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Colonial House in Lima. Built by Jeronimo de Aliaga y Ramirez in 1535, the same year of Lima's foundation. Ever since then the Aliaga family and their descendants have lived in the house, which is now occupied by the seventeen generation of the same...more
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Jiron de la Union 224, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I suppose if you like to visit old houses and their ancient contents then this probably would rank highly. The house does have some interesting character so as part of tour it fills a good role in showing different aspects of the city. As an...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful old house built from earthquake resistant material, the mansion was built some time in the 1500. it is the oldest and best preserved home in the continent. It has been owned by the same family for 17 generations. The mansion displays an amazing array...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

A historic family home in the centre of Lima that has been owned by one family over 17 generations . They still live here and let visitors in to part of house .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Linda C
Reviewed March 31, 2019

You may want to rely on the address to locate this attraction as there is no noticeable signage on the street and there is nothing exceptional about the street entrance relative to the many other colonial residences in the area. However, once inside, one quickly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martin R
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Through a relatively nondescript door on the street you enter into a beautifully kept private home, currently lived in by the 17th generation of the original owner of the house. We were shown around by young man who spoke quite good English and was very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DrillerBurlington
Reviewed February 27, 2019

This place so reminded me of the Great Houses of Britain. Walking through the door, you enter another world that started in the 16th century and continues to this day with the 17th generation that still lives in the palace. The furniture spans the whole...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I spent an hour touring this house with our guide, Hilda Yancce. The house is a little tricky to find as it’s a private home and not marked. You might want to save a picture of the place to make it easier...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank JMK-Pittsburgh
Reviewed February 2, 2019

It was difficult to found la Casa Aliaga. No external sign. In fact is a private casona, where various families are still living. We did not know that booking in advance in mandatory, so we went and ask for a visit. We were told to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of touring this stunning historic home. The architecture and period decor were mesmerizing. Our tour also included dinner which was delicious! This was our favorite tour during this visit to Lima.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Despite having lived here for years, I had never been to Casa de Aliaga. The house is in excellent condition and stunning. I was lucky enough to be here for a private dinner party, which allowed us to walk around and enjoy the home at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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October 2, 2018|
Response from GreciaR10 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! You need to make reservation with an agency. They will not let you in without a tour guide who previously confirmed the reservation for you.
January 6, 2015|
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Response from Maru-de-Aliaga | Property representative |
Dear Paul: Cheers from Lima! I am Maria Eugenia de Aliaga, one of the owners of Casa Aliaga. Yes, 2 or 4 people can visit the house. We don't have English speaking guides at the house but you can download a list of... More
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January 6, 2015|
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Response from Maru-de-Aliaga | Property representative |
Dear Paul: Cheers from Lima! Yes, 2 or 4 people can visit the house. We don't have English speaking guides at the house but you can download a list of recommended guides that you can book from our web page. About the... More
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