Take your camera, there are many beautiful places to film and the changing of the guard in the morning.
The area in and around the plaza makes for a good walk to take in the historic feel of the place. There are churches and museums all around the plaza so plenty to do and see. Good photo ops too.
You have to visit and walk around it. View the Palacio de Gobierno, the Municipality, the Arzobispado and the Cathedral in one morning visit
if you visit Lima, you have to spend few hours to visit the Plaza de Armas and feel the real story of Peru from the city of Lima. the buildings are incredible old, the balcony of some historical houses have hundred of years and they are very famous around the world, the Cathedral is Incredible!! the only thing...IS VERY NOISE!!... More
This is definitely a must-stop on any trip to Lima. It provides not only a historical backdrop for any visit, but it is a wonderful center of activity. Great for people-watching, touring some historical buildings and churches, and getting a real feel for the city life.
There are several places in Lima that I visit every time I am there. The Plaza is one. Tour the Cathedral, watch the changing of the guard, sit and watch the people. Then wander around several blocks in each direction. The architecture is amazing. The old churches, buildings and history will leave you breathless. Then the next time you will... More
Churches, government buildings and other historic buildings face surround the plaza on all 4 sides while the plaza itself os alive with locals and tourists providing a great mix for "people watching"
As in all Peruvian cities the Plaza de Armas is the central point and Lima's is no exception. That's not a huge amount to 'do' whilst you are there except look at the Cathedral and Palace that dominate the square. There seemed to be some sort of changing of the guard event on the Saturday midmorning (but that could have... More
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