Plaza Mayor

The Plaza Mayor or Plaza de Armas of Lima, is the birthplace of the city of , as well as the core of the city. Located in the , it is surrounded by the Government Palace, Cathedral of Lima, , the Municipal Palace, and the Palace of the Union.

Notable Places in the Area

The Basilica Cathedral of Lima, otherwise Lima Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Plaza Mayor of downtown , . is situated 120 metres southeast of Plaza Mayor. Photo: Wasiwatana, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Archbishop's Palace of , the capital of , is the residence of the Archbishop of Lima, and the administrative headquarters of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima. is situated 100 metres east of Plaza Mayor. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Photo: Gatodemichi, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is situated 170 metres north of Plaza Mayor. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Barrio chino is a neighborhood in Lima, Peru that is centered on two blocks – 7 and 8 – of Jirón Ucayali in downtown. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Central , comprises the districts of Lima, Breña, Jesús María, Lince, La Victoria, San Luis, El Agustino and Rímac. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the capital of and its largest city. Founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador… Photo: Thomas Quine, CC BY 2.0.

Plaza Mayor

-12.0459° or 12° 2' 45.4" south
-77.0306° or 77° 1' 50" west
Open Location Code
158 metres (518 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 172097116
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: بلازا مايور, ليما
  • Arabic: بلازا مايور
  • Arabic: بلازا مايور، ليما
  • Catalan: Plaça Major de Lima
  • Catalan: Plaça de les Armes
  • Chinese: 武器广场
  • Dutch: Plaza Mayor
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بلازا مايور
  • English: Main Square of Lima
  • English: Plaza Mayor, Lima
  • English: Plaza de Armas of Lima
  • French: Place principale de Lima
  • French: Plaza Mayor de Lima
  • Hungarian: Plaza Mayor
  • Italian: Piazza principale di Lima
  • Japanese: マヨール広場 (リマ)
  • Japanese: リマのメイン広場
  • Macedonian: Плаза Мајор (Лима)
  • Portuguese: Praça Maior de Lima
  • Portuguese: Praça Principal de Lima
  • Russian: Главная площадь Лимы
  • Spanish: Plaza Mayor de Lima
  • Spanish: Plaza de Armas de Lima
  • Swedish: Plaza Mayor, Lima
  • Плаза Мајор

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