About San Martin De Porres
San Martín de Porres is a district of the province of Lima. It was created in 1950 and the name comes from the popular saint Martín de Porres. This zone was characterized by many migration waves from Ayacucho, Cajamarca and Huancayo during the 40s and 50s.
Travel tips for San Martin de Porres
- San Martín de Porres is characterized by having different huacas. Among them, the two main ones are the huaca El Paraíso and the huaca Garagay. Admission is free in both cases and you can visit them on any day of the week.
- Another tourist spot in San Martín de Porres is the Mayta Cápac park. It has a typical decoration of the viceroyalty, which makes it very beautiful in the eyes of tourists.
Best time to visit San Martin de Porres
If you plan to travel to San Martín de Porres, we recommend visiting it between the months of mid November to February. During this time you'll enjoy a great sun, which will make your afternoons here pleasant.