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Lima: Callao City Tour and Boat Ride

1. Lima: Callao City Tour and Boat Ride

On this tour, get to know the culture and history of Lima and its best attractions. Visit the Real Felipe Fortress dating from the 18th century which was built by the Spaniards to protect themselves from invasion. It has since been converted into a museum where you can learn the stories of the naval battles and attacks that the fortress has withstood in its 3 centuries of history. Later, visit the Plaza Grau and the Historic Center of Callao. Admire graffitied walls, streets with many contrasts and several colonial-style buildings. Walk through the streets of Chucuito and admire the neighborhood's picturesque multicolored houses. You will also discover the city's best beaches and seafood restaurants here. Finally, stroll through the old resort of La Punta, where you will see beautiful beaches and 20th-century houses. Enjoy the sea breeze while admiring the Palomino Islands in the distance. Before ending your experience, enjoy excellent panoramic views of the entire coast on board a local boat ride around the La Punta and Callao beach areas.

From Lima: Callao District Highlights Tour with a Guide

2. From Lima: Callao District Highlights Tour with a Guide

Callao is the main port of Peru, it is located 1 hour and 20 minutes from the city of Lima. Monumental Callao is an urban art project that seeks to promote a cultural movement that integrates the community and improves the quality of life of the residents through the artistic and cultural development of the area. Resident artists are betting on this space, instructing local children and youth in their art, fostering and training future artists, and providing job opportunities for local youth. This tour includes the most outstanding sites of this place, up to one of the new areas called Zona Callao Monumental. On this tour you will also explore the Monumental Callao that includes a visit to Plaza Grau, Plaza José Gálvez, the traditional street of Jirón Constitución 250, additionally some art galleries and finally a lot of Graffiti art. Be impressed during the tour to Callao, admire unique buildings such as the Real Felipe Fortress, the incredible street art, and how the local community has managed to transform this area into a highly relevant tourist spot. Spend a quiet moment in Plaza Grau del Callao where you will appreciate the popular beaches and the view of San Lorenzo Island.

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