Peru's capital and its largest city, Lima dates back to 1535 when it was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Owing to its prominent colonial history, it is home to a good selection of old churches, cloisters and monasteries for visitors' enjoyment.
From the Lima Travel Guide
Price value relation is not too good, very noisy, but it is located only 50m from the sea!To the parties you need a taxi, should not walk at night! ... more
Location was excellent. Near to downtown of Lima ideal for visit historical center. ... more
Great little place if you are on the budget. It's a quiet hostel, so if you are looking to social and party, this is probably not the best place. The owner Marko and his staff is super friendly and would go out of their way to make you comfortable. They arranged a ride for us from the airport. ... more
Arica to Lima
My wife and I are Travelling up from Santiago and need to get to Lima to start our Inca Tour. I'm looking for some advice on what bus to get from Arica, what company to travel with etc etc... Any help and tips will be appreciated, its our 1st time in South America. ...
Lima to Quito
Hi there! Has anyone done Lima (Peru) to Quito (Ecuador) either by air or coach? How much, if by coach where did you stop off on the way? And, if you had one vote - Where's the coolest place in Ecuador? ...
Lima to Iquitos
I want to go to Iquitos from Lima but the flights I am finding come out to about $400 round trip on LanPeru. Is there a cheaper way to get there by plane??? Help! ...
Everybody told me that Lima was not very nice and I only need to spend 1 day there. So I followed the advice and stopped in Lima for 1 1/2 days. It is true that there is not much to see and you can visit the most important sights in 1-2 days, but I do not understand why people do not like Lima. I found ...
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