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Palacio de Gobierno, Lima

Palacio de Gobierno - Lima, Peru
Palacio de Gobierno
Plaza Mayor, Lima, PeruMap
+51 1 444 3027
Neighborhood: Lima
Overview

This extraordinary architectural work is found in front of the Plaza Major, and was the old house of the Marquis Francisco Pizarro, founder of the city of Lima in 1535. In July 1921, a fire destroyed the main rooms and objects of incalculable value. In 1938, during the government of Mariscal Benavides, the architect Ricardo De La Jara Malachoswsky built a new palace. It is a majestic work, which fulfills all the space and comfort requirements of modern life. The style, mainly baroque, is reminiscent of colonial art in Peru.

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