Lima, capital of Peru, also called “The city of the kings” was founded by the Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro in 1535, and became the capital and most important city of the Spanish Viceroyalty. Today it is still Peru’s most important city. Strolling the streets of Lima, you find archeological sites in the heart of the city, just steps from modern hotels, the best restaurants in South America, great casinos, boardwalks and malls. Lima is great day and night. It is a pulsating city, with a rich history and the hub for Peru’s ancient intriguing civilizations.