Fort in Lima

Fortaleza del Real Felipe

In the 1820s, the Spanish royalists made their last stand during the battle for independence at this historic fort, which was built in 1747 to guard against pirates. It still houses a small military contingent. Visi…
Palace in Lima

Palacio de Gobierno

To the northeast of Plaza de Armas is the block-long Palacio de Gobierno, a grandiose baroque-style building from 1937 that serves as the residence of Peru’s president. Out front stands a handsomely uniformed presid…
Palace in Lima

Palacio Arzobispal