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DESTINATIONS downtown 3 lima Do & See Pachacamac


Transport yourself back in time by the ruins of what once served as the most important religious center for indigenous people on the Peruvian coast. Situated 40 km southeast of Lima, the archaeological site of Pachacamac is a good day trip from the city where you get to explore the remains of pyramidal temples as well as other impressive ancient constructions. Below are a few companies offering tours from Lima to Pachacamac: Viator GetYourGuide On The Go Tours

Do & See

Kick off your visit to Lima with a walk around the colorful and bustling city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site--home to many historical buildings and churches. Delve into the country's rich past in one of the many museums around. Once you’ve soaked up the local history, explore the city's districts: Miraflores on the beachfront is the trendy one, while Barranco is more artsy and bohemian. Day trips to ancient sites in the surroundings are always fun too.