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Free Walking Tour of Lima

  • 464 reviews | 6,362 travellers
    Very interesting. Jan Piere took us all over the area explaining everything in detail. A unique experience. We learned that friends call legs.
    10 Jaime Barreto
  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English. English
  • 2 hours

Immerse yourself in Lima's lively atmosphere and discover its most iconic monuments exploring the beautiful historic centre on this walking tour with an expert local guide.

Immerse yourself in Lima's lively atmosphere and discover its most iconic monuments exploring the beautiful historic centre on this walking tour with an expert local guide.

Lima Free Walking Tour

The tour meets at 11 am, in front of the historic Gran Hotel Bolivar, where we'll begin our free tour of Lima.

We'll visit San Martin square, and, together with the guide, we'll walk along the most famous street of the historical centre called Jiron de la Union to enjoy the beautiful architecture of Lima and its most iconic monuments.

As we continue our tour we'll visit its most impressive monuments, such as Plaza de Armas, the Governmental Palace and Cathedral of Lima. During this time you'll learn all about the history of this capital city founded by the Conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535.

Afterwards, we'll explain the importance of Peruvian cuisine and we'll give you recommendations to try the best typical dishes of Lim.

After two hours walking through the historic centre, we will finish the free tour in a local shop located in front of the catacombs of San Francisco with a small pisco sour tasting at 1:10 pm.

Groups

Our free tour doesn't admit reservations for more than 6 people. If you're a group of more than 6, we recommend booking our private tour of Lima.

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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English–speaking guide

Pisco sour tasting

When to book?

You can book up until 2 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Allowed, only in outdoor areas.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Will we see the changing of the guard?

    A - No, on this tour we will not get the chance to see the changing of the guard.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us .

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Gran Hotel Bolívar

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