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“Lovely at Night”

Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)
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$45.00*
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Lima Bar Crawl Including Drinks and Food Tastings
Ranked #7 of 333 things to do in Lima
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Owner description: Once considered the heart of old Lima, this grand plaza features many important architectural monuments and buildings including a magnificent bronze fountain dating from 1650, the Archbishop's Palace with its elegant balconies and the Government Palace dating from 1924.
Brown Summit, NC
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“Lovely at Night”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Central Plaza in Lima that is surrounded by Government buildings and the Cathedral. Nice during the day but takes on a totally different ambiance at night when it is all lit up. During Pisco week, the fountain was spouting Pisco Sours!

Visited January 2013
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“For sure a nice day out while in Lima”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

Colonial buildings in very good conditions; security all over the place. Easy transportation and food

Visited February 2013
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“Great square and fab Cathedral”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

lucky to have gotten into see it as demonstrations on but really cool spot and great cathedral. worth going in for a look and allowed take pics without flash!

Visited January 2013
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“Lots of action - great place to hang out”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

It's one of those must see places in any city - if you haven't been, you haven't been to LIma. This is where you can hang out and watch the parade of tourists, locals, even government officials going in and out of the governor's mansion, watch the changing of the guards. You are surrounded by the Cathedral, the governor's mansion, the old City Hall and beautiful colonial arcades.

Visited September 2012
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“The changing of the Guard is fun”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

If you only have one day in Lima, make sure you see the plaza and the sights surrounding. At noon, you can see the changing of the Guard and it's a very impressive performance, with a fanfare and all.

Visited December 2012
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