Plaza De Armas

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  • Address: Jr. Junin and Jr. Carabaya, Lima, Peru
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +51-14279647
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Palace, Family And Kids, Fountain, Cathedral

This is the historical centre of Lima. The city centre was founded along with the city in the year 1535. But all the old structures around the plaza were destroyed by an earthquake in the mid-eighteenth century. Now the square is ornamented by colourful flowerbeds and long-standing palm trees. It is bordered by important buildings. And in the night the plaza looks especially beautiful when these buildings are lit. Highlights include:

  • The bronze fountain
  • The Lima Cathedral
  • Government Palace
  • Jiron de la Union- a pedestrian street lined by shops and restaurants on both sides.
  • The Church of La Merced

Plaza De Armas Travel Tips

  • Very crowded in the evenings.

How to Reach Plaza De Armas

  • Bus station: Desamparados
  • Ask the locals for directions.

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  • Plaza De Armas Address: Jr. Junin and Jr. Carabaya, Lima, Peru
  • Plaza De Armas Contact Number: +51-14279647
  • Plaza De Armas Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Plaza De Armas(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Plaza De Armas: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 47.86% of people who visit Lima include Plaza De Armas in their plan

  • 37.8% of people start their Plaza De Armas visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Plaza De Armas

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

91.72% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Plaza De Armas

People normally club together Museo Larco and Barranco while planning their visit to Plaza De Armas.

People also prefer to start their day with Plaza De Armas.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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