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Sitting on the north side of the Plaza de Armas, the block-long Government Palace is the official residence of Peru’s President and his family. It’s a working palace with several hundred employees. The location has a fascinating history, some of it quite violent. Francisco Pizarro,...More
This is the crown jewel of the Plaza de Armas and houses the Presidency and all key ministries. There is a daily changing of the guard with band, pomp and circumstances. Mid-day is the time to visit - foot traffic is fluid.
We began another walking tour of this historic city stopping at Government Palace, notable among these buildings in Plaza Mayor. The palace was originally the House of Pizarro. We were in time for the changing of the guard but whistles were frequently blown as those...More
I was at the Presidential Palace on Election day so things were pretty quiet. From the outside, there is not much to see. If you touch the fence, one of the many guards armed with aging AK-47's will blow a whistle at you and tell...More
I think you can tour the inside of the palace of you sign up two days in advance. We watched the changing of the guard, it starts at 11.30 and goes until about 12.10. the band comes out and plays show times for a while...More
When I went to Lima, there was a lot of protest going on in Peru, so the government palace was blocked by the police and hardly anyone was being let in. However, my friend and I showed our passports, explained that we were tourist and...More
Response from Mauricio B | Reviewed this property |
Hola, Como estas?, realmente no te sabría decir, pues visité la plaza y disfruté de la magnificencia del palacio desde la vista exterior, pero no ingresé ni supe si esto era posible, podrías averiguarlo allí mismo