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Things to do in Callao

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The top 10 attractions in Callao

Of Cultural Interest in Callao
Real Felipe
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A stronghold in the constitutional province of Callao. This place intended to protect our lands from hackers. There are spaces within the grounds that resemble a maze. The Real Felipe is filled with stories of pirates, fighting, etc.. Ghost stories abound. In the area where they store uniforms, busts and other objects of war, the story goes that there usually appears a child at night (ghost hunters caught his silhouette). From the highest point one can see the south pier terminal, the most important port in the country.
Of Cultural Interest in Callao
Puerto del Callao
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The port of Callao is the first in the Republic of Peru. Callao has many magical places, historical monuments and cultural and archaeological sites. At another time I'll talk about the islands and some historic sites.
Streets in Callao
Avenida Mariscal Oscar R. Benavides
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During the 60s 20th century the construction of roads and sidewalks in the residential area of Tarapacá began. You can see the line and electric tram pass and the road connecting the capital Lima with Callao. Nearby you can find the church of the Virgen del Carmen de La Legua.
Bays in Callao
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Markets in Callao
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Of Touristic Interest in Callao
Jiròn Iquique
This ideal location is close to shopping centers and development plans.
Squares in Callao
Lakes in Callao
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Islands in Callao
Of Touristic Interest in Callao
Fugaz
Roughly translating as shooting star, Fugaz is a private initiative by an Israeli businessman and art lover, which aims to restore Callao through art and culture, and offers locals an alternative to a life of theft and drug trafficking. In Fugaz you can find art galleries, shops and cafés, and a real taste of local culture.
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The best things to do in Callao

Are you going to visit Callao? Great! It's a city located on the western coast central Peru, 15 kilometers away from the capital city of Lima, although it could be said that it's actually part of the city. Of all the things to see in Callao, like in many other Peruvian cities, its great historic, artistic and cultural heritage the best. Also of great interest are the region's beaches, often visited by surfers. If there is one place to begin the tour of the city, Sáenz Peña Avenue and La Marina Avenue, where you'll find several Callao attractions, like shops and restaurants, and endless stuff to do in Callao today. Also among the buildings and places to visit in Callao is the Mother Church and the Church of Santa Rosa which honors the patron saint of Callao, the Lord of the Sea, which thousands of tourists visit each year. The Shrine of Our Lady of Carmen de la Legua is another one of the main attractions in Callao. And of course, spending a day at one of the many beaches, such as Playa de Chucuito, Cantolao, La Punta or Arenilla, is another one of the best things to do in
Callao. Near the beaches, don't miss tasting the local fare at the restaurants, where you can enjoy
pleasant evenings on the Pacific Ocean. There are many Callao activities to do today, and the city's bars and restaurants enjoy a very good reputation for value among the locals. Peruvian cuisine is varied, with dishes like ceviche, aji de gallina, green rice or tallarin saltado. Find out more about what to do in
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