Lima

Altitude Sea level
Weather Warm from November to April / fresh and humid from May to October
Temperature 76°-60°F / 25°-15C
Rainy season Soft rain from June to October
Accessibility Air - land - sea

Lima, the capital of Peru, is a great metropolis with multiple layers, which has majestically preserved the evidence of its glorious past despite the passage of time. It is an effervescent city in constant transformation, where the different expressions of the country’s cultural diversity coexist perfectly.

Founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro, in colonial times it was considered the City of Kings, and UNESCO recently designated it as a World Heritage Site.

Located on the Pacific Ocean, it is the country’s main port of entry and boasts a very significant travel, hotel and restaurant industry.

Among Lima’s highlights are its beautiful historic center with its buildings that house treasures of colonial art, such as the Convent of San Francisco, which is home to a beautiful library that owns an enviable collection of old books, as well as a network of catacombs that is open to visitors; or the Casa Aliaga, a beautiful property that is currently the oldest continuously inhabited private dwelling in the Southern Hemisphere; among others.

Visit Lima’s prestigious museums and private collections, such as the Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum, home to over 3,000 years of pre-Columbian Peruvian history, or the Amano museum, with its exquisite collection of ceramics and textiles.

Outside the city, Lima also offers many options for those who love the sea, nature, or adventure. 

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