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ProFar more to see than we even tried to find

ConsThe traffic can be a nightmare

It really shouldn't be possible to visit a country's capital city, twice, even briefly, and have virtually nothing to say about it. Yet, strangely that is the situation I find myself in with regard to Lima. To be fair, I'm not entirely sure we'd have bothered at all but for the fact that the tour...

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Proweather, people, cheap (once you're there)

Consusual of any big city

Most people when they visit Peru just use Lima as a pass through point in their hurry to reach other destinations such as the old Inca towns of Cusco and Macha Pichu. I, however, spent the vast amount of my holiday in Lima itself. This is because I visited the country with my Peruvian boyfriend...

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Excellent

“Why stay some time in Lima”

published 18/01/2001

ProCheap, Friendly, Lots of Things to do

ConsProblems large cities have

Lima is the point of entry to Peru for most visitors. Why should you put aside some days to get to know Lima? It encapsules hitorical buildings, archeological sites, museums, bars, shopping centres, night clubs, all for any taste possible. This city was the capital of the spanish viceroy in South...

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Excellent

“Lima”

published 01/07/2009

ProNothing

ConsNothing

"Something of Lima's history" Talking about Lima, The Peru's goverment hometown, is talking about muy own city that are on the Peru's West Centre in the Coast near the Pacific Ocean that was founded on January 18th, 1535 by the Spanish Francisco Pizarro near the Pachacamac Valley on the Incas...

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Excellent

“lima”

published 11/08/2008

Profriendly, busy, vibrant

Conskeep your eyes peeled

Oh Lima how I miss you! Of the places that I have seen and been Lima is nost deffinately the heart and soul of my travels. Its a beautiful city with so much to offer. If you are travelling as a tourist, back pack and sandles in tow be sure to stay in the western side of the city around Miraflores...

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Excellent

“My city”

published 20/05/2008

ProNothing

ConsNothing

My ciyy Lima the hometown of Peru, is the principal City of the country, because we have a downtown, about the Spanish times for tree centuries with many Catholic Churches as the Cathedral, La Merced, San Marcelo, San Domingo Churches an Arms and San Martin Place with a barroque style of...

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Good

ProA very interesting experience, friendly people

Conscostal fog, globalisation,

Maybe I should not be writing a review on Lima as I only spent a couple of days there however I can give my initial thoughts on the place. Peru as a whole I have found to be amazingly diverse and friendly place however Lima I did not like. Having arrived at the airport I got in a taxi to go to...

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Excellent

“My hometown”

published 15/02/2004

ProGreat City

ConsMany problems of the capital

Since I was born I've lived at this city, the capital of Peru, that it was founded on January, 18 ,1535 by the Spanish people, it was founded by Francisco Pizarro and for this time its the capital of Peru. Today this city has 4 million of people more or less that it is more or less 26% of...

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published 16/07/2009

Who founded Lima on January 18th, 1535?
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published 17/07/2009

lima was founded on January 18th 1553 by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro but was originally called the "city of kings "

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