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Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru/ The city is in the valleys of
the Rimac, Lurin, and Chillon rivers in the central coastal part of Peru.
Lima appears to expand interminably from the Pacific Ocean into the hills.
It is home to its own attractions as captivating and colorful as the inland
scenes one pictures in mind. Among the key attractions of the city are
beaches, valleys, boardwalk, vivacious nightlife, and natural reserves. In
addition to this, holidaymakers in Lima can also explore its
thought-provoking museums, colonial architecture, and beautiful buildings.
Things to do in Lima
Plaza Mayor, the historical midpoint of the city, is an extensive square
and the most logical starting point for exploration tour of this city. This
square is in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Plaza Mayor is home to a lot of
popular and significant buildings of Lima. Most of these structures were
devastated in the tremor of 1746 and the current edifices here are their
restorations. The only original construction here is the bronze fountain in
National Museum is the largest museum in the city. It is an apt place to
explore Peru's ancient history and to make a distinction about the Peruvian
culture. This interesting museum covers the comprehensive architectural
history of the country. The exhibits include ceramics, textiles, and scale
models of numerous archaeological sites. Most of the exhibits here are
labelled and designated in English and Spanish.
San Francisco Church
San Francisco Church is well-known for their catacombs boasting the bones
of approximately 10,000 people as this spot was the first cemetery of Lima.
A maze of slender hallways is below this church lined on both sides with
bones. It also boasts a library and an arresting collection of religious
Best Time to Visit Lima
Weather-wise, the best time to book flights from Boston to Lima is from
May to September. During these months, the climate of the city remains
soothing and pleasant enough for sightseeing. If booking for peak
season, it is advisable to book Lima flights in advance as the airfares
tend to rise.