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These very old and typical balconies are to find in vstious parts of the historical centre of Lima... read more

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LouisD16230
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Bruson, Switzerland
Down town Lima, nice colonial Arquitecture and interesting streets.

Downtown Lima has many colonial arquitecture places. The wood balcanies are very nice, with... read more

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travelling140
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These very old and typical balconies are to find in vstious parts of the historical centre of Lima. You will inevitably meet some when walking through Lima!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LouisD16230
Reviewed 1 week ago

Downtown Lima has many colonial arquitecture places. The wood balcanies are very nice, with interesting streets and a few colonial churches. Good to have a feeling of the spanish colonial times.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank travelling140
Reviewed August 3, 2019

It seems a strange thing to do but actually when we had our walking tour Lima this is the aspect that we found most interesting. They are in stupendous condition. The closed ones resemble Moorish design where women could observe people without being seen. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ali921
Reviewed July 22, 2019

I love unique architecture. So many wooden balconies that are still in amazing condition despite the constant humidity!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Cherie B
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Most people go to the historic center of Lima for the Presidential Palace or the Cathedral, but I like the various colonial balconies. The most beautiful are at the Torre Tagle Palace (Foreign Ministry) a block away from the Plaza de Armas. Wander around and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Beautiful wood balconies well preserved. Must take pictures with the local policeman. Friendly local people always present their to take your pics for you

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RaviA651
Reviewed May 30, 2019

There are different tours that are offered for the balconies, but you can easily view them with help of a good guidebook. Many can be seen in Plaza de Armas.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

Lima is full of balconies and really, you can spend a day just looking for the many architectural styles of balconies all over the city. There are so many of them in different sizes, shapes and styles. Old Lima has beautiful historic ones that are...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MollyMick
Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit with various architecture types. More interesting on our day as there was some sort of protest (peaceful) but loads of police etc. all fun. The balconies are interesting and just add to the ambience. If however you go...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ChrissyPortmacquarie
Reviewed April 13, 2019

In the Plaza Mayor there a lots of wooden balconies. All were very different and amazing. Great to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
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