International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Lima City Tour

Location: Peru


Founded by Spaniards in 1535, Lima was the capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Students will be given an oral account of its 500 years of history during this ISA day-long activity that will include the use of public transportation and a walking tour of historic downtown Lima. The group gets off the bus close to Parque de la Exposición and walks past the Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI), Museo de Arte Italiano, Palacio de Justicia and Casa Rímac. The expedition continues along calle Belén, crosses Plaza San Martín and follows pedestrians walk Jirón de la Unión up to the Plaza de Armas or Plaza Mayor de Lima. We will walk to the Monastery of San Francisco de Asis, where they take a one hour guided tour. Finally, we walk to Lima?s Chinatown and Central Market to have a Chinese-Peruvian buffet lunch and take a walk back to Historic downtown, and then take the bus back home.

Available in the following sessions