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Lima, Peru
Cercado de Lima
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is beautiful at night. Stunning buildings surround a bustling square. Lit up at night, it gives a great effect!

Thank 19Viajera89
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice plaza that most people will think is the main one at first... Until you visit the actual Plaza de Armas. This is a great location to branch off of and find other things to do - as well as joining one of the many...More

Thank Kat K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The plaza is very pretty. A good place for photos too. Lots of things to do are close by. Nice and relaxing to stroll here.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This very large square always seems to be packed and lively, sometimes with demonstrators. The buildings surrounding the plaza aren't as interesting as Plaza Mayor, but there is a lot to see, including the famous Hotel Bolivar. Go inside to see the lobby.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Visit here and the Plaza Mayor and compare and contrast. Plaza San Martin seems to be the place where many of the historic walking tours begin. Easy to walk to the rest of the historic center from here. You may need a guide to explain...More

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a nice plaza full of mature trees and park benches. Makes a great start or end point. We had our taxi dropped us off here to start our walking tour through Old Town Lima. It honors the independence hero of Peru: Jose San...More

1  Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Honoring one of the heros of Peru, this plaza is in the middle of Lima with lots of shops and things to do around it. Most notably the Gran Bolivar Hotel - just pop in a see the original registration desk and model T Ford...More

2  Thank dhlc416
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This plaza is worth a drive through for the wonderful architecture of the colossal buildings. If you stop to walk around , see if you can find the llama on the central statue and check out its story. Park de Exposition is a short and...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A very beautiful plaza with a statue of Peru's hero of independence San Martin. There is a statue of a lady with a hat with a llama. Originally to be a flame, the llama came to be because of a translation issue. There are several...More

1  Thank bigwawao
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This square is well worth a visit. It is full of old Spanish style colonial buildings. Huge open square to spend time watching the world go by.

Thank mrscoml
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