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Plaza San Martin

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Lima, Peru
Cercado de Lima
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent an hour and half here checking out the beautiful architecture/buildings in this plaza. Area is clean and well maintained. It is a short walk from the presidential palace. There were great lunch selections from the restaurants around the plaza. I had a very...More

Thank Ralph_MD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty with flowers and a statue to St Martin who liberated Argentina and Peru from the Spanish. Too much chaotic traffic around. Not a place for tranquility.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Beautiful plaza in centre of Lima with a monument in the centre that one can't miss. It was to sit a bit on marble benches and enjoy the activities .The plaza has some green space with flowers along with several fountains and of course is...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting spot. We only didn’t a minute or 2 here but it was a nice sight to see. Not the most stunning, but definitely one of the most recognized places in Lima.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Came towards the end of the day. Many different groups with speakers talking about politics and what is going on in Peru. The square is open, quite clean, as are the surrounding blocks.

Thank Arieh M
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

If you are around Plaza San Martin and have a sweet tooth, stop by Pastelería San Martin under the arches at 991 Nicolas de Pierola who have the best tasting and fresh turrón de doña pepa in town.

Thank Ibisnaya
Reviewed 25 September 2017

During our trip from the US to Machu Picchu, we spent the night is Cusco, out hotel was just a few blocks from the plaza, so we adventured over to it. At first it was a normal plaza, and then shortly after, there was an...More

Thank 74jason
Reviewed 19 September 2017

A beautiful square where at the center there is a big statue of Jose de San Martin the independence hero of Peru. Also at this square is located the famous and historic Hotel Bolivar.

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 19 September 2017

we visited the San martin square beacuse its very near to te main square in Lima downtown, its a nice park, there is a monument in the middle of this park who is Jose de san martin, its said that he was an important politician...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Amazing, huge plaza where traffic abounds in all four sides. In the midde of the plaza a huge statue of Don Jose de San Martin on his horse. The buildings all around are spectacular. don't miss this beautiful plaza

Thank Cuatrodivas
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