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Lima Museum Tour

Description

Lima Museum Tour Peru's capital, Lima, was once reputed to be the most beautiful city in Spanish America.
Today, there is still a certain elegance to the old colonial centre, and the city hosts a string of excellent museums. Here, we can find the two most important museums of this part of America, showing the best pieces and collections of pre-Colombian art of Peru. It is recommended to combine the Lima City Tour with the visit to your preferred museum: the Museo de Larco OR The Peruvian Gold Museum.

El Museo de Larco houses the biggest private collection of pre-Colombian art in the world. It boasts the great exhibition of 'gold and silver from ancient Peru', and the celebrated room of exotic art. These pieces are well-known for being exhibited in the best museums in the world.

Peruvian Gold Museum
The collection "Mujica Gallo" has become known as the Gold Museum of Peru. We have a guided visit of this collection of gold pieces from diverse pre-Columbian cultures which exhibits works in gold of objects and jewels of incalculable value. The fame of the gold of Peru attracted numerous European adventurers 500 years ago and was the cause of the end of the Inca Empire and gave origin to the Spanish Vice Regalty of Peru. Moreover, this museum exhibits an important display of ancient and modern arms that is considered one of the best it its kind. Situated in the district of Santiago de Surco, the tour allows us to appreciate part of the residential zone of modern Lima.

Itinerary

Both Museum Tours can be perfectly combined with the Lima City Tour either before or after the visit of the respective museum.

Departs: Between 09.00 - 09.45 am / 02.00 - 02.45 pm from your hotel or other place in the city center
Returns: Around 05.00 pm / 10.00 pm

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Practical Information

Duration: Half day in the morning or the afternoon
Daily Departures all year round
Price: Contact us
Others: Please note that all itineraries are subject to change.

Bring With You
  • Day Pack
  • Good Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or a Poncho
  • Hat or Cap to protect you from the sun or the cold
  • Sun Block
  • Water and Snacks
  • Camera
Included
  • Professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Transport
  • Entrances to visited sites
Not Included
  • Tips for guide


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