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Lima, Peru
Cercado de Lima
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful square where at the center there is a big statue of Jose de San Martin the independence hero of Peru. Also at this square is located the famous and historic Hotel Bolivar.

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 6 days ago

we visited the San martin square beacuse its very near to te main square in Lima downtown, its a nice park, there is a monument in the middle of this park who is Jose de san martin, its said that he was an important politician...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing, huge plaza where traffic abounds in all four sides. In the midde of the plaza a huge statue of Don Jose de San Martin on his horse. The buildings all around are spectacular. don't miss this beautiful plaza

Thank Cuatrodivas
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This place is beautiful at night. Stunning buildings surround a bustling square. Lit up at night, it gives a great effect!

Thank 19Viajera89
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Nice plaza that most people will think is the main one at first... Until you visit the actual Plaza de Armas. This is a great location to branch off of and find other things to do - as well as joining one of the many...More

Thank Kat K
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The plaza is very pretty. A good place for photos too. Lots of things to do are close by. Nice and relaxing to stroll here.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This very large square always seems to be packed and lively, sometimes with demonstrators. The buildings surrounding the plaza aren't as interesting as Plaza Mayor, but there is a lot to see, including the famous Hotel Bolivar. Go inside to see the lobby.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Visit here and the Plaza Mayor and compare and contrast. Plaza San Martin seems to be the place where many of the historic walking tours begin. Easy to walk to the rest of the historic center from here. You may need a guide to explain...More

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is a nice plaza full of mature trees and park benches. Makes a great start or end point. We had our taxi dropped us off here to start our walking tour through Old Town Lima. It honors the independence hero of Peru: Jose San...More

1  Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Honoring one of the heros of Peru, this plaza is in the middle of Lima with lots of shops and things to do around it. Most notably the Gran Bolivar Hotel - just pop in a see the original registration desk and model T Ford...More

2  Thank dhlc416
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