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Plaza San Martin


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  1. Sacred Citadel of Pachacamac
  2. City Tour
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$ 90.00 USD

SACRED CITADEL OF PACHACAMAC 3.5 hours

An unforgettable and mystical experience: Oracle, Temples, Myths and Legends! Sacred and ceremonial center of the beginning of the Cristian era, to wich thousands of pilgrins came to present offerins and consult, the oracle of Pachacamac was able to see into the past and into the future to predict destiny. Our guided tour to Pachacamac includes a visit to the pyramidal temples and to precincts built by pre-Columbian cultures including the Incas. The Temples of the Sun and of the Virgins of the Sun (Acllahuasi) are part of the archaeological complex, which also includes a museum on site where the idol of the god Pachacamac is kept. The whole area is considered to be sacred, and part of the world mystical axis. This excursion also takes you through the streets of Barranco, a traditional neighborhood in Lima, and to its romantic “Puente de los Suspiros” (The Bridge of Sighs). You will also see the beaches of the Costa Verde, the Ecological Reserve at Villa Marshes, and later, you will enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean as you travel along the South Route of the Panamerican Highway.

All the tours include lunch in a first class restaurant. Including: Pisco Sour, appetizer, entrée, dessert and soft drink a la carte.

CITY TOUR 3.5 hours

This excursion provides a perfect combination (pre-Hispanic era, colonial period and Modern Lima), that enables the visitor to get acquainted with Lima's complete history. We will also visit the Huaca Pucllana (1), a magnificent ceremonial and administrative center of Lima Culture, built in the 4th century AD, and considered by the Incas as ñaupallaqta, a “sacred village”. We will show you the Historical Center: Paseo de la República, San Martín Square, Main Square, Government Palace, Basilica Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, City Hall Palace, the old streets with colonial mansions and Moorish-style balconies. We will visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental assembly of colonial art in America. The monks' Choir and Library; the Vestry, with paintings by Zurbaran and Rivera; Main Cloister decorated with Sevillian tiles from the 16th century; Moorish arches, and The Catacombs, underground crypts from the colonial times. The tour continues through the more traditional Residential Areas: El Olivar in San Isidro, with olive trees brought from Spain in the 17th century; Miraflores' Central Park, and Larco Mar, a spot of international thematic attractions which offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean – Larco Mar has become a distinctive symbol of modern Lima. (1) Huaca Pucllana, closed every tuesday..

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