Lima, the City of the Kings

Lima is the capital of Peru and its largest and most important city. It is located on the central coast of Peru, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in the valleys of the Chillón, Rimac and Lurin rivers. Forming a continuous urban area with the port of Callao.
Lima has developed a major tourism, which highlights its historic center, its archaeological sites, nightlife, museums, art galleries and festivals and popular traditions.
In the historic center you can visit the Convent of San Francisco, Plaza Mayor in conjunction with the XVI century cathedral, the Basilica and Convent of Santo Domingo and the Torre Tagle Palace.
Also you can see some sections of the colonial wall of the city of Lima. These fine examples of Spanish medieval fortifications were used to defend the city from attacks by pirates and privateers.
Lima is a city with a lot of history, called City of the kings beacause thats how it was called by the spanish during the Viceroyalty of Peru.

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