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Lima
Peru

Population: 7,819,436
Language: Spanish
Currency: Nuevo Sol

Information about Lima

The capital and largest city in Peru is Lima. The rivers Chillon, Rimac and Lurin flow through Lima along with the seaport of Callao. The city itself is mostly flat but the area is surrounded by hills, mountains and valleys. The metropolitan area is the most populous metropolitan area in Peru. Lima was founded on January 18th, 1535, by Francisco Pizarro.

The oldest functioning university in the Americas is located in Lima. The National University of San Marcos, was founded on May 12th, 1551, during the Spanish Colonial Regime. The historic center of Lima was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. Lima is the industrial and financial center of Peru. There are around 7,000 factories in the metropolitan area. Products manufactured include; textiles, chemicals, fish, oil derivatives and clothing.

 

The gastronomical capital of the Americas is Lima. Asian, Andean and Spanish foods top the list for culinary greatness. The theater scene is Lima is as vibrant as the food. From dance performances to cultural presentations or experimental theater to dramas. Visit the Municipal Theater, British Theater or the Yuyachkani Theater. 

Tour Operator in Lima

Tour Operator in Lima - Peru Sea Kayaking

(Member Since 2012) Languages: English, Spanish

We offer to travellers something different from typical tours, we offer the possibility to explore in a sea kayak several places that normally are not available for conventional tourism, think about it, what do you prefer?? , a city tour by bus or take a sea kayak and paddle on the Pacific Ocean looking at cliffs, watching sea lions, birds and dolphins.


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