About Lima - Perú
Lima, a love at first sight for those who wish to live a unique experience. Did you know that Lima is the most populated city in Peru and the third largest city in America? (Behind São Paulo and Mexico City). After the Peruvian War of Independence, it became the capital of the Republic of Peru. About a third of the country’s population lives in this city. It is a city that has a large heritage and many attractions to visit, its historic center is very important and comprises part of the districts of Lima and Rimac and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. In it is the Basilica and Convent of San Francisco, two of the most welcoming and artistic corners to visit in Lima. Nearby is also the Plaza Mayor, the main public space in Lima. Around it are the buildings of the Government Palace of Peru, the Cathedral of Lima, the Church of the Sagrario, the Archbishop’s Palace of Lima, the Municipal Palace of Lima and the Club of the Union.
Lima – Attractions
Among the attractions to visit in Lima are those related to natural areas and stand out two traditional zoological parks, Parque de las Leyendas and Huachipa Ecological Park located east of the city in the district of Lurigancho-Chosica. There are also many parks to visit in Lima such as Parque de la Reserva, Parque de la Exposición, Campo de Marte, Parque Universitario and Park Mariscal Castilla, in addition to the aforementioned, the beautiful historical center and the variety of museums .