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Cathedral, Plaza de Armas, Lima

Archaeological Museum and Lima

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Day 1 : Archaeological Museum and Lima

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Cathedral, Plaza de Armas, Lima

Day 1 Archaeological Museum and Lima

The Archaeological and Anthropological Museum houses one of the largest collections of artifacts from pre-Hispanic cultures in Peru. This museum was once a stately colonial mansion that was the home of the leaders of the struggle for independence, Jose de San Martin and Simon Bolivar. Exhibits include the Tello Obelisk and Estela de Raymondi from the site of Chavin de Huantar. Complete your day with by visiting Lima's principal attractions such as the colonial area's Plaza de Armas with the Government Plaza, the Cathedral of Santa Domingo, San Francisco Convent and the Archbishop's Palace. End the excursion with a trip through suburbs of Miraflores and San Isidro.

This tour is approximately 4 hours.
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Domestic transfers NOT included: US$60 per person for 1 traveler, US$35 per person for 2 or more travelers


  • ½ Day Private Guide Service
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    • Archaeological and Anthropological Museum
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Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.

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