Peru’s capital, Lima is a sophisticated city sat on a dramatic stretch of Pacific coastline. Built close to the remains of Caral, the oldest civilisation in the Americas, and founded by conquistador extraordinaire Francisco Pizzaro, Lima is one of the most historic cities on the continent. Skip from pre-Colombian archaeological sites to the handsome architecture of the UNESCO World Heritage colonial centre, exploring the visual delights and the city’s foodie reputation!

Lima at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Lima:

GMT -5
time difference
12 hours
flight time
9 million
population
Plaza Mayor
famous landmark
Ceviche
local food
Winter
best time to visit

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