I love downtown Lima

As I walk around the narrow streets of the historical center of Lima, I discover and enjoy its appealing and special architecture.

Magnificent convents such as the San Francisco, and beautiful old colonial houses such as Osambela are just samples of why downtown Lima was declared part of the list of World Heritage Centers by Unesco.

downtown Lima

San Francisco church

downtown Lima

Underground San Francisco church are catacombs. Pic by Kristina Stalnionyte

Peruvian Literature Museum

A street near main square. Pic by Kristina Stalnionyte

sightseeing downtown on a double-deck bus

a republican building on Plaza San Martin

From the government palace to the San Francisco church

a typical colonial street. Pic by Kristina Stalnionyte

Poet Cesar Vallejo´s statue and Teatro Segura

Parque del lustrabotas and Santo Domingo church

Interior of colonial house. Museo de Tradiciones Peruanas

the traditional bar at downtown

Michael Jackson and the four women

Alameda Chabuca Granda. Pic by Kristina Stalnionyte

Do you wanna try? Pic by Kristina Stalnionyte

Parque de la Muralla. Pic by Kristina Stalnionyte

Parque de la Muralla

Cerro San Cristobal, lookout. Pic by Kristina Stalnionyte

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83 Responses to I love downtown Lima

  1. You will find not only carriage horse but also a picturesque train as well as double-deck bus in order to sightseeing downtown Lima.

  2. Wow, so beautiful. Thanks for sharing your pictures and letting me “travel” with you for a little while there. I love all the color… and I’m particularly fond of the carriage horse that kept popping up! 🙂

  3. Yes, the architecture is just special, but there is much more around downtown. Soon!!!

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