Lima down town is considering n a world heritage by the UNESCO since the amount of monuments and colonial architecture that you see there with the great casonas (colonial houses) decorated with beautiful balconies where the people or the elite of these times use to hang out. They were occupied by the governors and people in duty in the colonial times and they have beautiful court yards and patios with the colonial architecture and beautiful fountains. Their beautiful churches like the San Francisco church where the Franciscan live dated from the 1600 and 1700 century shown you part of the barroco stiles and renascent times decorated with gold and silver and many colonial paintings that shown you part of the process of catholization as well the religious motives with virgins and saints, episodes of the catholic church and the life of some of those saints and virgins some of the martires of the catholic church. The catacombs or places where they buried and punish part of the people who denied to join in to the new religion will show you how difficult and cruel was to adapt an accept the new religion since the native had their own religious that was consider pagane by the Spanish so they did punish the people and force them to convert in to the new religion will show you how drastic and hard was that imposition to the native despite that the place in amazing and real but cruel.
Lima down town offer you a great experience and time to visit the main plazas where you will see beautiful monuments and remains of what it was one upon the time the city of the Kings. From the ancient colonial lima you will visit the modern lima which is a big contrasts of what you saw, you will go to miraflores to see the malecon or the beach cliff and their beautiful modern architecture with building and streets and end that in some of the most popular places where you can do some shopping or hand out for a drinks or some lunch and walking.