Museo Banco Central de Reserva del Perú
Palacio Torre Tagle
The most immaculate of Lima’s historic casonas was completed in 1735, with its ornate baroque portico (the best one in Lima) and...
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....
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...
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Museo Banco Central de Reserva del Perú information
Housed in a graceful bank building, the Museo Banco Central de Reserva del Perú is a well-presented overview of several millennia of Peruvian art, from pre-Columbian gold and pottery to a selection of 19th- and 20th-century Peruvian canvases. Don’t miss the watercolors by Pancho Fierro on the top floor, which provide an unparalleled view of dress and class in 19th-century Lima. Identification is required for admittance.