9 Sights in Cercado de Lima, Peru (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Cercado de Lima, Peru. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Cercado de Lima, Peru.

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1. Casa-Museo Raul Porras Berrenechea

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The Raúl Porras Barrenechea Institute of the National University of San Marcos (IRPB-UNMSM) was founded in 1964 by the University of San Marcos in honor of the distinguished alum, Peruvian historian and diplomat Raúl Porras Barrenechea. The institute acts as a Center for Higher Studies and Peruvian Research, developing and promoting research mainly related to the areas of humanities, arts and social sciences. To this end, the institute offers researchers and the general public a library specialized in the mentioned fields.

Wikipedia: Raúl Porras Barrenechea Institute (EN)

2. José Faustino Sánchez Carrión

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José Faustino Sánchez Carrión Pintura del siglo XIX / Public domain

José Faustino Sánchez Carrión, was a pro-independence politician from Peru. Also known as the "Solitario de Sayán", he had a decisive role in the establishment of the republican system of government in post-independence Peru. He was one of the writers of the first political constitution of Peru, of liberal tendencies. He later participated in the diplomatic mission which traveled to Guayaquil to invite Simon Bolivar to Peru. He died prematurely, victim of an unknown sickness.

Wikipedia: José Faustino Sánchez Carrión (EN)

3. Casa Aliaga

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The Aliaga House Hotel is a colonial-style building located in the historic centre of Lima. The building will be built on Huaca. The history of the building dates back to May 1536, when the city was founded. Jerome gifts belonging to aliaga and ramirez. It was destroyed by a lime earthquake in 1746 and rebuilt by Juanjos é aliaga and Sotomayor. In the nineteenth century, a series of work was carried out.

Wikipedia: Casa de Aliaga (ES)

4. Museo del Palacio Arzobispal de Lima

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The Archdiocese of Lima is the residence of the Archbishop of Lima and the administrative headquarters of the Archdiocese of Lima, which includes the administrative office of the Archdiocese of Lima. Today it opens as a museum and is part of the Archbishop's Museum in Lima. The hotel is located in the historic lime center of the main square, in the corner formed by Junin and Carabaya Jirons.

Wikipedia: Palacio arzobispal de Lima (ES)

5. Alameda de los Descalzos

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Barefoot sidewalks are important sidewalks, public gardens or promenades in the Rimac district of Lima, Peru. One of the most famous places in the area, surrounded by, among other buildings, the Church of the Holy Libertarian, the patronage and our angel daughter. There is also the site of the micaela vilegas factory nearby. About 450 meters.

Wikipedia: Alameda de los Descalzos (ES)

6. Catedral de lima

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The Basilica Metropolitan Cathedral of Lima and Primate of Peru, otherwise Lima Metropolitan Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Plaza Mayor of downtown Lima, Peru. This third and current Cathedral of Lima was built between 1602 and 1797. It is dedicated to St John, Apostle and Evangelist.

Wikipedia: Lima Metropolitan Cathedral (EN)

7. Palacio Torre Tagle

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Palacio Torre Tagle No machine-readable author provided. Manuel González Olaechea assumed (based on copyright claims). / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Palacio de Torre Tagle is a building built during the colonial era of Peru that currently serves as the main headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru. It is located in the Jirón Ucayali in the historic center of Lima, two blocks southeast of the Plaza Mayor de Lima.

Wikipedia: Palacio de Torre Tagle (EN)

8. Quinta de Presa

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Quinta de Presa Miscellaneous Items in High Demand, PPOC, Library of Congress / Public domain

La Quinta de Presa is a French-style country mansion built in the eighteenth century during the government of the then viceroy of Peru, Manuel de Amat y Junyet. It comprises a constructed area of 15 159 m². It is located in the Jirón Chira of the Rimac district.

Wikipedia: Quinta de Presa (ES)

9. Cerro San Cristobal

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Mount SanCrist ó bal is a hill between the Rimac and San Juan de lurigancho districts in the province of Lima, Peru. It is part of the isolated hills of the Andes mountain system and is a destination for Catholic pilgrimages.

Wikipedia: Cerro San Cristóbal (Perú) (ES)

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