Rimac: A hidden treasure of Lima

Tour Information

Location
Lima, Peru
Tour Fee
$68.00
Duration
4 hrs
Additional Fees
$40
Additional Fees Description
- Lunch per person: USD 5 - 8 aprox - Museum ticket: USD 3 per person aprox - Taxi in the area and local transportation: USD 3 aprox
Total Fees
$108.00
Tour Description
ITINERARY:
- Jr. Trujillo
- Santa Rosario chapel
- San Lazaro church
- Paseo de Aguas
- Alameda de los Descalzos
- Santa Liberata church
- Convento de Los Descalzos
- Los Descalzos museum (fee not included)
- Alameda de los Bobos
- Snack or lunch in the heart of Rimac district (not included)

WHY RIMAC?
Rimac is one of the 43 districts of the city of Lima and it is next to the Historic area which is a World Heritage Centre by UNESCO. This district is also member of the Organization of World Heritage Cities.

Rimac has several rich historical sites, streets, and monuments that make a very worthy visit to do: Convento de los Descalzos (XVI century), Alameda de los Descalzos, Paseo de Aguas, Jr. Trujillo and its balconies, the smallest chapel in the world: Nuestra Señora del Rosario, San Lazaro Church and Plaza de Toros de Acho.

The Alameda de los Descalzos is an elegant avenue constructed in 1611 by Viceroy Juan de Mendoza y Luna, Marquis of Montesclaros. Together with Paseo de Aguas which was constructed in 1770 by Viceroy Manuel de Amat y Juniet. The Alameda de los Descalzos has 6 small sculptures and other big 12 marble sculptures that are related to the zodiac and the Greek gods. In 1856 it was refurbished with the installation of a wrought-iron fence imported from England and large entrance gates. This together with marble benches and gardens with beautiful flowers, makes it a urban beauty in the area. The Paseo de las Aguas is very near the “Plaza de Toros de Acho”, bullring built in the colonial times. The park has a big arch as an entrance, gardens, and water fountains.

Source: Lima Mentor
Special Considerations
- Meals and tickets for some attractions for the visitors and for your local pal are not included and they should be covered.
- The tour is offered for up to 3 people, USD 25 will be charge for each additional person
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Meeting Address
Peruvian Government Palace (left entrance, in front of the Casa Aliaga) Lima, Peru
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