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Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno)

Plaza de Armas | Zocalo, Lima, Peru
+51 1 3113900
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“at noon” (34 reviews)
Plaza de Armas | Zocalo, Lima, Peru
+51 1 3113900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

there is a change of guard every day at the government palace but, Sunday is very special. To begin with, the streets around the Palace are closed to traffic so a cab will drop you off within a good walk from the palace. The band...More

Thank hcastro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't get very close to the Presidential Palace, as armed guards surround the building. Depending on where the President is depends on how close you can get to the gates. It's not a wildly exciting building, but definitely good for a photo op.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our walking tour of the city, we came across the Presidential Palace, but it was not open to visitors then. Looks very grand and had the guards marching by. Would like to know what it is like inside.

Thank turoar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the presidential palace, you can take photo and see the architecture, but not more. you re near so is good to visit. only photo. military zone is here.

Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The presidential palace is another spot worth seeing in Plaza Mayor. Its an intimidating looking building. We were lucky enough to see the changing of the guard while there.

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Plaza de Armas is the center of Lima, there you will find the most imposing and beatiful buildings in town. Luckily when i was passing by the Presidential Palace they were about to change the guards, which is very traditional, so it was nice...More

Thank Robson M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Unfortunately we were only able to view it whilst visiting the central plaza. It was very well guarded with armed police.

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The palace is just one of many sights in the plaza. Entrance is restricted, but one can see the building from the outside. There was a parade practice while we were there which was an added bonus.

Thank Gerald B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were with our friends visiting the Old Town and Plaza de Armas. Arrive about 11:45 am and get a good spot. The palace guards will let you know exactly where to stand, and won't allow you to approach the fence. The band starts to...More

Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We spent one of our days in Lima walking in the historical area.The Presidential Palace is a beautiful building,and we were lucky to see the "changing of the guards"at noon.We watched for about a half hour,unfortunatly since we were on our own and not a...More

Thank delray222
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Ramneek P
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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