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This is the oldest cemetery of Lima founded around 1840

Just like Père Lachaise in Paris or La Recoleta in Buenos Aires, this is the Peruvian version... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2016
CecilHorus
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Geneva
The Tales of Peru

I signed up for an evening tour given 2x a month on Fridays. You can purchase your ticket at the... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2016
machita17
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New Fairfield, Connecticut
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Mar 4, 2017
“Visited with Haku Tours”
Feb 11, 2017
“Plenty of History! Different from everything else!”
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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Visited with Haku Tours. Was glad I had a guide. Lots of interesting stories in the cemetery, and I leaned a lot of history about Peru tour. Cemetery is unique and wasn't over-run with tourists. Unique way to learn about the history and culture.

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Reviewed February 11, 2017

First time we visited this Cemetery. Contact them to see about their own tours, we learned that when we went there and all of our attempts of booking a tour failed since everybody was booked. Plenty of history, interesting stories, it is actually indescribable, too...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2016

I've been to a few cemeteries now in Latin America, and this one stands out for the size and variety of statuary. I was impressed! If you love to take a good wander and snap photos, you'll need a good couple of hours to really...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2016

Just like Père Lachaise in Paris or La Recoleta in Buenos Aires, this is the Peruvian version although much smaller. The Peruvian heroes from the Pacific war are buried here as well as many other Peruvian personalities from literature, music, etc. The area around is...More

Thank CecilHorus
Reviewed February 13, 2016

I signed up for an evening tour given 2x a month on Fridays. You can purchase your ticket at the pick up location or at a Wong supermarket. They provide transportation to and from museum to the starting point. About 2-21/2 hours. It cost $20...More

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