Plaza Mayor is the heart of old town Lima and it provides a number of beautiful buildings to visit. The Cathedral (pictured) and Museum of Arts and Treasures can significantly enhance a visitors understanding of the history of the ancient “City of Kings," with its collection of religious art.
Additionally, if you're in the area around noon head to the nearby Presidential Palace where the changing of the guard takes place Monday - Saturday.
Colin Roohan traveled to Peru courtesy of PromPeru, Travcoa, and LAN as part of AFAR’s partnership with The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), whose members provide travelers with unparalleled access, insider knowledge, and peace-of-mind to destinations across the globe. Hear more about Colin’s journey on the USTOA blog.