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Moquegua to Lima Bus
The distance from Moquegua to Lima on the highway is 726 mi (1169 km) and the travel takes about 18 hours in one of the following transportation services: Oltursa and Tepsa. The cost of the bus tickets is from s/. 100 to s/. 140, depending on the comfort that you look for. The buses leave at 6:00 p.m. from the terminals located in the urban area of the central area in Moquegua. The arrival time can be different to the terminals of North and Central Lima, depending on the service chosen. In Lima the climate is changeable, doe to the desert and sub-tropical climates, but sometines it turns humid. The presence of rains is nearly inexistant, but sometimes there are light rains or drizzles. In order to enjoy more the experience of visiting Lima, we recommend you to bring light clothes and also warm clothes, to avoid eventualities.
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On the Early Horizon period of Peru, the region was controlled by the Pucara culture and on the Medium Horizon by the Tiahuanaco culture. In 1540 the Spanish arrived looking for new lands to settle and it was in 1541 that Moquegua was founded, at the same time than the Ilo harbor.Moquegua standed out in the fight to acquire the independence, reason why on January the 9th 1823 acquired the title of city. Moquegua was part of the independence of Arequipa and then part of the 7 provinces of the department, a position that the city conserved until the decade of 1830.
"The City of Kings", as Lima is known, was founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro and became the center of Spanish power in Peru, during the colonial period.The urban planning of Lima is one of the colonial models in South America. Lima is known for its social, economical and cultural growth and stands out as the cultural center of Latin America; besides that, Lima is the home of San Marcos National University, the most ancient from America, founded in 1551.Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!