Peru

Plaza Mayor (Lima, Peru)

Written by Mark McElroy

Few squares compare with the Plaza Mayor on a summer evening.

Tonight’s stroll takes us to the literal birthplace of Lima — now called the Plaza Mayor. There’s history galore in this space — including a Catholic Church built right smack on top of what once was an Incan huaca (a sacred ceremonial pyramid). But instead of giving you the lecture, I think I’ll just let the place speak for itself:

 

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