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Casa de Aliaga

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Colonial House in Lima. Built by Jeronimo de Aliaga y Ramirez in 1535, the same year of Lima's foundation. Ever since then the Aliaga family and their descendants have lived in the house, which is now occupied by the seventeen generation of the same...more
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Jiron de la Union 224, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I spent an hour touring this house with our guide, Hilda Yancce. The house is a little tricky to find as it’s a private home and not marked. You might want to save a picture of the place to make it easier...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was difficult to found la Casa Aliaga. No external sign. In fact is a private casona, where various families are still living. We did not know that booking in advance in mandatory, so we went and ask for a visit. We were told to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tifenn H
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of touring this stunning historic home. The architecture and period decor were mesmerizing. Our tour also included dinner which was delicious! This was our favorite tour during this visit to Lima.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Despite having lived here for years, I had never been to Casa de Aliaga. The house is in excellent condition and stunning. I was lucky enough to be here for a private dinner party, which allowed us to walk around and enjoy the home at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

I stayed at the hotel across the street and was in amazement every time I walked in. The artwork was incredible. A MUST see for any traveler.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank babylaena
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This place is amazing. I had not heard much about it before we went inside. This is the oldest private residence in South America that is still in the hands of the family, 17 generations later or so. The rusted sword in the hallway was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Dirk-Uwe B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We visited this lovely and historic house with a group last week. The lunch in the beautiful dining room was delicious -- with main course being the Peruvian favorite limo saltado. The house itself is situated right across from the Presidential Palace and near the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This hidden house looks exactly as you were living in the 16 century! Beautiful, opulent and gracious, its a must see if you visit Lima. Be sure to make reservations with a tour agency, as you will not get inside without a tour guide.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GreciaR10
Reviewed 28 July 2018

There was no guide available when I stopped by. But the nice security guard was kind enough took me on a quick tour of this beautiful & fantastic historical house.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sieffre
Reviewed 7 July 2018

You have to know what you're looking for, as the entrance to this place is through a very unassuming normal-looking doorway. Once inside, however, what is reputed to be one of the oldest colonial houses in Lima opens out to display its wonderful heritage. Part...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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2 October 2018|
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Response from GreciaR10 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! You need to make reservation with an agency. They will not let you in without a tour guide who previously confirmed the reservation for you.
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7 January 2015|
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Response from Maru-de-Aliaga | Property representative |
Dear Paul: Cheers from Lima! I am Maria Eugenia de Aliaga, one of the owners of Casa Aliaga. Yes, 2 or 4 people can visit the house. We don't have English speaking guides at the house but you can download a list of... More
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7 January 2015|
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Response from Maru-de-Aliaga | Property representative |
Dear Paul: Cheers from Lima! Yes, 2 or 4 people can visit the house. We don't have English speaking guides at the house but you can download a list of recommended guides that you can book from our web page. About the... More
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