CITY DE FILES
The city of Lima, located to riverbanks Rimac and to the foot of the hill San Cristóbal, is the capital of the Republic and also of the department. This considered at the moment like one of the main metropolises of South America, endowed with all the advances of modern life and, at the same time, of an old tradition still palpable in their cuatricentenaria old area, where perviven architectural true jewels of the Baroque art and rococo of the XVII and XVIII centuries.
HE/SHE MARRIES COLONIAL LIMEAN
The fact of being the capital of the viceroyalty but rich of the continent I congregate in Lima to those but high authorities and to the biggest fortunes in the time that printed their personal likes in their ancestral large houses, being gestated this way an architectural very particular style, only in the continent.
THE HOUSE OQUENDO
Also well-known as HOUSE DE OSAMBELA is between the large houses but notables of Lima for its typical architecture of the XVIII century and first years of the XIX one.
THE LARGE HOUSE OF TAGLE TOASTS
Among the architectural monuments that he/she has left the colony in Lima it highlights for their beauty and proportions the mansion Tagle, headquarters for several decades of the Ministry of External Relationships, classic monument of the Limean luxurious viceregal architecture it Toasts.
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