The main gate to Peru is also the capital city of the country. Known as the ‘City of the Kings’, it was founded by Francisco Pizarro, the Spanish conqueror in 1535. The Historical Centre was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lima is a city that combines the modernism of the metropolis with the colonial architecture, where the rural society is mixed with the urban at a much higher concentration that in any other city in the country.

In midst of the city there are imposing archaeological monuments (Huacas). On the outskirts of Lima and facing the sea, Pachacamac, the most important pre-Inca sanctuary of the coast, built in the III Century. The city has a great number and variety of museums.

During your stay in Lima you can also try one of the best cuisines in the world. The city offers a wide range of restaurants and cozy places, where you can taste delicious dishes, result of the mixture of European, African and Asian cuisine with the Andean.