Lima's history is full of rich detail and important events. On this private Lima tour, visit the Real San Felipe Fortress and Naval Museum to enjoy fascinating history lessons. This tour is ideal for history buffs and anyone looking for historic insight into Lima's illustrious past.
Begin your private Lima tour with a visit to the Real Felipe Fortress. This monumental structure was built over 250 years ago to defend the Peruvian coast and harbor of Callao, the biggest fortress built by Spanish rule overseas. The required defense mechanisms of the building called for an austere appearance, resulting in Neo-Classical architecture. Within the walls, hallways and towers keep a piece of Peruvian history intact. Enjoy the Military Museum inside, housed since 1984.
Continue your private Lima tour to the Naval Museum. Peru's captivating maritime history is displayed through a collection of archaeological artifacts. Observe ship models, navigation instruments, paintings, war uniforms, jewelry, sculptures, and documents detailing Peru's naval forces. Conclude your private tour with a comfortable trip back to port.
Book this private Lima tour today for a fascinating history lesson at the Real Felipe Fortress and Naval Museum.