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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    The Plaza Mayor, center of colonial Lima, Peru, is a natural drawing card for visitors and featured in several of the following photos. But the city on the Pacific offers considerable variety for the business traveler and the vacationer, including a rich selection of restaurants for food lovers. The first photo, taken on the Plaza Mayor, features the Archbishop's Palace and the Lima Cathedral. Photos by Nadine Godwin; posted Jan. 9, 2012

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Close-up of a balcony on the Archbishop's Palace, now a museum, in Lima's Plaza Mayor.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Peru's Presidential Palace, seen in the capital city's Plaza Mayor.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Another view of the Presidential Palace.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    The fountain at the center of Lima's Plaza Mayor, with the Presidential Palace in the background at left and the Archbishop's Palace at right.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    View of the Lima City Hall, which is on the city's Plaza Mayor.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Colorful colonial era buildings on a pedestrian street off the Plaza Mayor.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Colorful houses seen on a side street near Lima's Plaza Mayor.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    The Church of the Holy Cross, which faces the main square in Lima's Barranco district.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Colorful housing seen in Lima's bohemian Barranco neighborhood.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    In Barranco, the Songoro Cosongo restaurant serves what it calls Afro-Peruvian Creole food. The Santos cafe-bar is on the lower level.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Tio Mario, a well-known restaurant in Lima's bohemian neighborhood, Barranco.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Hundreds of pre-Inca clay pots, shaped to represent human heads, fill shelves in Lima's Larco Museum.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Choice pre-Inca clay pots on display in the Larco Museum.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Gold exhibited in Lima's Larco Museum.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    San Francisco Church and Convent, where on the 28th of each month people line up to pray for "impossible causes." This photo was taken Oct. 28, 2011.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Lima's Church of San Pedro.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    Buildings on San Martin Square, a short distance from Lima's Plaza Mayor.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    The ancient Huaca Pucllana pyramid in the middle of Lima's Miraflores district with high-rises visible in the background.

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    Previewing Lima, Peru

    View of the Pacific Ocean from a high floor in Lima's J.W. Marriott.

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