tourhq

Connecting travellers to guides around the world

tourhq
Lima City Tour and Larco Museum

04 Hours

This half day tour will take you through the history exploring the Larco Museum, the Aliaga House and the historic center of Lima

Description

Enjoy a full tour of Lima's beautiful and cultural city, also known as the City of Kings. See classic historical landscapes, colonial architecture influenced by the Incas, beautiful shrines and beautiful churches. Admire Lima through a local inhabitant's eyes makes you feel at home for the rest of your stay in Peru.

Itinerary
  • Larco Museumexpand_more
    • Pick you up from the hotel, start the Lima city tour at the beautiful Larco Museum, located in Pueblo Libre's traditional neighbourhood. The museum was founded by the Peruvian archaeologist Rafael Larco Hoyle in 1926 in a beautiful mansion with amazing gardens dating from the eighteen century.
    • Appreciate a complete collection of more than 5000 pieces of pre-Columbian art made with gold and silver, as well as ceramics and erotic art. Chronologically, stroll through great salons to learn about ancient Peruvian civilisations.
    • Continue in the historic center of Lima. Declared a UNESCO World’s Heritage Site in 1988, this place houses great squares, colonial mansions, and a lot of history.
    • Visit Casa de Aliaga, a colonial house built in 1536, full of invaluable art and history. This jewel of the architecture is still inhabited by descendants of the Jeronimo de Aliaga y Ramirez family, a Spanish conqueror and ally of Francisco Pizarro.  
    • Have the opportunity to admire historical places such as the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Municipal Palace, and other crucial colonial time buildings. 
    • Go in the Cathedral of Lima, declared a Cultural Heritage Site, built in the sixteenth century by Spanish conquers.
    • Get transferred back to the hotel.
What's Included
  • Transfer from central hotels
  • Ticket entrances to Larco Museum, Casa Aliaga and the Cathedral
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
What to bring
  • Bring comfortable shoes and clothes, a camera, spending cash for personal expenses.
Know before you go
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The Larco Museum’s Collection includes a gallery of Erotic Art and ceramic figures; Please be aware that this may be unsuitable for young travellers due to the explicit sexual content.
  • Taking pictures without flash is allowed.
  • Cannot use tripods or selfie sticks
  • Centrally located hotels in Miraflores, San Isidro and Downtown Lima
Language

English, Esperanto

Activity Level

Easy

9% OFF - Today only
9%

From

EUR 28.50
Starting From
USD 53.34 / Person
  • check_circle

    Hand picked tour guides and tour operators.

  • check_circle

    Best Price Guarantee.

  • check_circle

    24/7 Customer Support.

Copyright © 2014 Tour HQ. All Rights Reserved

View full site