LIMA

Lima, located on the country’s central coast on the Pacific Ocean, is the capital and most important city in Peru. It is a modern metropolis that has been able to maintain the beauty of its colonial architecture intact, offering excellent museums and art galleries, together with modern shopping malls and an unbeatable cuisine. Also known as the City of Kings, this commercial and travel hub invites travelers to admire the magnificent historical buildings, old, colonial churches and a rich cultural life.

 

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ACTIVITIES & TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

 

  • San Bernardo Archipelago
  • Ruins at Pachacamac
  • Paracas National Reserve
  • Lines of Nazca
  • City of Caral
  • Historical Center
  • Miraflores
  • Larcomar
  • Sierra de Lima

GENERAL INFORMATION

ALTITUDE: 154 MASL SURFACE AREA: 2,672 KM² TIME ZONE: UTC -5 LANGUAGE: SPANISH CURRENCY: NUEVO SOL VOLTAGE: 220 V

How to get there

The Jorge Chavez International Airport, located 19 kilometers from downtown Lima, is Peru’s main airport, offering both domestic and international flights.

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