Private Colonial Lima Highlights
Admire the fascinating history of one of South America's oldest cities. This private Callao tour of Lima presents the city's rich heritage in an interesting and enlightening way, with your own exclusive guide. This tour is a must for history buffs, so book today for an incredible trip through time.
Begin your Lima tour by visiting the Plaza Mayor (Main Square), where the city was founded by Spaniard Franisco Pizarro. The North side of the square contains the Presidential Palace, the location of Peru's independence proclamation. Head East and find the scenic Archbishop's Palace and a quaint Cathedral, originally built in 1625, then rebuilt following an earthquake in 1940.
Visit the Convent of San Francisco, showcasing beautiful Colonial architecture, gorgeous decorated cloisters portraying the life of San Francisco, unique ceramics from Spain, a massive library, and famous Catacombs. Afterward, observe renowned Colonial balconies on striking buildings such as the Palace of Torre Tagle.
Plenty of photo opportunities are available on this picturesque Lima tour. Book today to capture a slice of history and an unforgettable experience.