Welcome to Lima
Lima gives a warm welcome as host of the Lima 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games, showing us her amazing local culture and history.
First baptized as the “City of Kings” and better known today as Metropolitan Lima, it is home to at least 9 320 000 inhabitants, who represent 30% of the total Peruvian population.
As one of the greatest gastronomic capitals in the region, Lima attracts tourists for its different historical sites of the times when it was the capital city of the Viceroyalty of Peru and the most important city of South America, during the Spanish colony period.
Live Lima's cultural legacy! Walk the streets, discover the contemporary architectural richness, meet its people, admire its customs and enjoy your stay to the fullest in this city full of tradition.