This tour is one of the best ways to learn about the city of Lima and its history. Welcome to Peru a country of incredible contrasts and many treasures, with 4,000 years of history. Today’s tour will begin by your guide meeting you in the lobby of your hotel. This morning’s tour of Lima, will begin at the colonial center of the city declared a UNESCO world heritage site, with historic buildings surrounding the splendid Plaza Mayor. We will see the impressive Palace of the archbishop with a finely carved balcony, the government Palace, the official residence of the President and the 16th century Cathedral of Lima whose first stone was laid by Pizarro. Continued to the 17th century monastery de San Francisco complex with its magnificent tiles, ornately carved ceilings, the exceptional paintings, the world-renowned library and finally the impressive Catacombs built under the church. We will also visit the Costa verde (green coast) and the parka de amor (the park for lovers) This tour will last approximately 5 hours and will start at a time convenient for you. At the end of the tour, you will be returned to your hotel and have the rest of the day to explore the Miraflores neighborhood on your own..