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Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno)

Plaza de Armas | Zocalo, Lima, Peru
+51 1 3113900
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“at noon” (32 reviews)
Plaza de Armas | Zocalo, Lima, Peru
+51 1 3113900
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the Presidential Palace as part of our walking tour. A very beautiful old style classical structure. The grounds are very clean. Worth a quick stopover.

Thank bigwawao
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was there on Friday, which is a workday and it was not possible to visit inside. Police make a barrier in front and it was not possible to have any information regarding visit. But the building from outside is fantastic, in a neoclassic style.

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 5 days ago

When we were in the main square our attention was directed to the Presidential palace by the band that was playing outside and the consequent chaos it was causing to the local traffic and the traffic police. But this all added to the theatre aspect

Thank Arcadian22
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can tour part of this Palace. It is set in the same square at San Francisco monastery and the cathedral, so there are many things to see in this one spot.

Thank Don49680
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see for those visiting historic center. You have to come at 12:00 o see the guard changing. It's well placed in city center and easy to found.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Government Palace, also known as House of Pizarro, is the seat of the executive branch of the Peruvian Government and the official residence of the President. Building commenced in 1535 in tandem with other major buildings around the plaza. Like the others, it has...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It comprises a constructed area of ​​19 208 m².2 It is located in the Plaza Mayor in the historic center of Lima, on the banks of the Rimac River. The facade of the palace is neobaroque style of French inspiration, while the side façade, which...More

Thank murdochl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the palace yesterday to see the changing of the guard. We went early to get a good position to photograph the event. I knew that there were railings all around the Palace and had intended to put my telephoto lens through the...More

Thank MDando
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The plaza and the Presidential Palace are within walking distance of each other. We enjoyed walking around the plaza with its fountain and colorful buildings. The area is easy walking and across the street is the palace. There is a lot of things to see...More

Thank m g
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We came here to see the changing of the guard at noon. It was a nice show. While not really up to the full pageantry of Buckingham Palace, it was still a very nice event to see and among the best tourist activities in Lima...More

Thank Dennis H
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Ramneek P
Hello, I see a lot of people talking about trekking through the forest and stuff. Was wondering, are treks included when you book with this hotel, or are they add ons? Also, would anyone mind sharing the costs of tours/activities/treks, or post the link where I can find them. Also, if you do want to do a tour and its not included, is it necessary to book in advance or can you show up to the hotel and let them know what you are interested in doing and book then. Thank you!
4 January 2015|
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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
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Humberto A
Gostaria de saber se há a troca da guarda aos domingos. Grato. Humberto
2 August 2016|
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Response from Dircelia D | Reviewed this property |
Sim , tem todos os dias ...Abraço
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Buen día, quisierá saber si se puede hacer una visita turística al interior del Palacio de Gobierno. Me acuerdo que entre cuando estaba en primaria de colegio, agradecería su pronta respuesta.
1 September 2015|
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Response from mililima | Reviewed this property |
Hola las visitas al interior de Palacio no están abiertas al público, solo van los escolares previa coordinación. Los demás solo pueden observar desde afuera y ver el cambio de guardia cerca del medio día y de las 6 pm.
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