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Cities in Peru

With an interesting landscape dotted with the ice capped peaks of the Andes, the parched valleys of the Pacific coast and the tropical woods of the Amazon Basin the Republic of Peru is enclosed by the Pacific Ocean, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru on various sides. Mainly influenced by the exotic Spanish and Amerindian cultures, its cuisine, literature, and music have made a place in the world scenario and in the hearts of the tourists. The various Cities in Peru happen to be the key Tourist Attractions in Peru for any tourist.

Discovered in 1535 by the Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro the country of Lima is the capital city of Peru.

The various tourist sites in this city are as follows:
  • National Museum of Anthropology, Archeology and History
  • Lima’s Cathedral
  • President’s palace
  • The Church and Convent of San Francisco
  • House of Aliaga,
  • Rada and the Torre Tagle Palace
  • The Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum
  • Museum of the Nation
In Arequipa, located in southern Peru, another of the Cities in Peru, and capital of the Arequipa Province you can visit places like the following:
  • Santa Catalina Monastery
  • Casa del Moral
  • Colca Canyon
Chiclayo, another of the Cities in Peru, in northern coastal plain in Peru was founded in 1560. The tourist sites on offer in this city are as follows:
  • Tucume
  • Batan Grande
  • Huaca Rajada
Cusco is the fourth largest of all the Cities in Peru offers the following for tourist interests:
  • Temple of the Sun
  • Temple of the Virgins of the Sun
  • Machu Picchu
  • Inca Wasi
  • Chulquipalta
  • Huillca Raccay
Located in the central highlands of Peru, Huancayo is the capital of the Junin Region and offers the following attractions:
  • Capilla de la Merced
  • Cerrito de la Libertad
  • Torre Torre
  • Convento de Santa Rosa de Ocopa
  • Huancayo’s Cathedral
  • Plaza Constitucion
  • Museo Salesiano
  • Huanca’s Identity park
  • Caminito de Huancayo
  • Huarivilca Sanctuary
Iquitos, the largest city in the Peruvian rainforest among all Cities in Peru, offers the tourist attractions listed below:
  • Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
  • Belen quarters
  • The House of Iron
  • Municipal Museum and Library of the Amazon
Piura, the capital of the Piura Region and the Piura Province is situated in northwestern Peru and here you can visit the following places:
  • Colan beach
  • Huancabamba
  • Mancora
  • Paita
Trujillo another of the Cities in Peru allows you to enjoy trips to the following tourist places:
  • Casa Ganoza Chopitea
  • Casa Orbegoso
  • Casa Urquiaga
  • Church of La Merced
Visits to the major Cities in Peru are some of the most significant sections of a Peru Travel Guide.