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Lima is the capital and main city, located in the central part of the Pacific coast of Peru. It offers many interesting sights, delicious cuisine, attractions, modern hotels and beautiful beaches.

The historic center of Lima is the most important tourist destination in Peru, in which are concentrated many sites of important cultural and historical significance. Among the sights that you should visit in Lima are – Cathedral, Palace of the Peruvian government and the Archbishop's palace, all located in close proximity to each other on the Plaza Mayor. In museum of the Nation and the Larco Museum, you can see relics from the era of the ancient Incas. Proof of the greatnes of this ancient civilization, is the Huaca Pucllana Pyramid located in the upscale Miraflores neighborhood.

In addition to cultural tourism, Lima is a perfect for sea tourism. The beaches of Miraflores and Chorrillos are popular destination for beach lovers, and Punta Hermosa is a surfer’s paradise.

A few reasons to visit Lima:

– history, culture, museums, Inca monuments, delicious food, beach. Great destination for cultural, sea and gourmet tourism!


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