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Lima Walks

Lima 18, Peru
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A great way to see Lima

I went with Bella on a tour of the old city. This was a fantastic way to see things as much of it I... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Jon M
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Perfect tour of Lima historical center

We booked this tour very late, but Ronald Eldward was very quick to respond and showed up the same... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Adam B
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København, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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LIMA WALKS offers guided walks in Lima. With an uninterrupted history of more than 2000 years, Lima is perhaps the most fascinating city in the continent. In many ways, it's a hidden city and the best way to appreciate its architectural and historical richness is by walking. Ancient pre-Columbian temples, Colonial churches and mansions, abandoned haciendas, Republican houses, early XX Century buildings and modern villas, all share a space, side by side, in this amazing city - surely the Americas' best kept secret.LIMA WALKS offers 11 architectural/historical walks, of which four in the historic centre and six in different districts, and two gastronomy walks, one on ingredients in the Peruvian cuisine and the other on regional gastronomy. The walks can be done in English, German, Spanish or Dutch. As of 10 dollar per person
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Lima 18, Peru
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I went with Bella on a tour of the old city. This was a fantastic way to see things as much of it I would have missed or been oblivious to. She was very informative and I would recommend doing this tour. The old city...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We booked this tour very late, but Ronald Eldward was very quick to respond and showed up the same day. The guide is very knowledgeable about the history, architecture and you can easily ask him questions about Lima as well. I would not think twice...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had the privilege of doing a walking tour of old Lima with Ronald. He took what would have been a 5 minute drive-by and turned the 2 hours into a captivating, fun and history filled walk. Like many U.S. cities, the downtown core of...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you are in Lima, don't miss a guided tour of the historic districts of the city with LimaWalks. Ask for Javier Lizarzaburu, a great journalist and experienced tour guide who is working on interesting project on the preservation of historical and archaeological (colonial and...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

I only had two days in Lima and spent the first day walking around the city with Javier. He did a great job keeping the tour broad enough that we covered numerous areas and facets of the city but provided the color and history at...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Ronald gave a great tour. He is very knowledgeable and a good communicator. We had a custom tour for our small group, and he did every thing we asked for, and was patient when we needed to stop at the bank and for snacks.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Ronald was great to work with as we planned our full day walking tour of lima (well it included four van rides). He is very knowledgeable and has an easy going style. His explanations at the Larco Antiquities museum really made a museum lively. The...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Ronald Eldward, an architect, gave us an excellent tour in English tying Lima's history with lima's buildings' architecture. He picked us up at our hotel at a mutually agreed upon time. He included our special requests into his normal tour and gave us helpful information...More

Thank treking
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

We recently used Lima Walks for a tour of centro historico in Lima. Well worth it. Rosabella picked us up at our miraflores hotel and we took a taxi to the city center. She was a great guide and was passionate and knowledgeable about the...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great walk with Javier, he was incredibly knowledgeable about the history, architecture and current situation in Lima. Highlights for us were seeing parts of the city that we wouldn't otherwise see - for example abandoned colonial mansion taken over by families in...More

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Billy A
22 April 2017|
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Response from Fierljepper | Property representative |
Hello Gareth, Thank you very much for your message. Due to the high demand these weeks, we don't have much availability anymore for full day tours, a possibility is Thursday April 27th for Architecture & History. The price... More
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Sheryl C
14 June 2015|
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Response from Fierljepper | Property representative |
Thank you very much for your message. Yes it is possible to do a tour July 7th and one the next day as private tours. Which ones are you interested in? Kind regards Ronald Elward Unfortunately I cannot mention here either my... More
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