Palacio Torre Tagle
Iglesia de San Pedro
This small 17th-century church is considered to be one of the finest examples of baroque colonial-era architecture in Lima. Consecrated...
Museo Banco Central de Reserva del Perú
Housed in a graceful bank building, the Museo Banco Central de Reserva del Perú is a well-presented overview of several millennia of...
La Catedral de Lima
Next to the Archbishop’s palace, the cathedral resides on the plot of land that Pizarro designated for the city’s first church in 1535....
In an 18th-century building, this very simple and somewhat unusual eatery is run by French Carmelite nuns. Expect French and other...
Lonely Planet review
The most immaculate of Lima’s historic casonas was completed in 1735, with its ornate baroque portico (the best one in Lima) and striking Moorish-style balconies. Unfortunately, it is now home to Peru’s Foreign Ministry, so entry is restricted. Groups and educational organizations, however, can request a tour in advance via the oficina cultural .