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Casa De La Literatura Peruana - Other Activity Lima - Peru

Casa de la Literatura is the place to go for a crash course on Peruvian literature. Guides lead you through five centuries of the country’s written word and oral traditions, from pre-Conquest times to the present. Through photographs, panels, videos, audio recordings and objects, the Casa’s 16 galleries present the nation’s major literary movements and their major players. All of the great writers are present, including César Vallejo, José María Arguedas, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Ciro Alegría and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa. Casa de la Literatura Peruana frequently hosts literary readings, workshops, films and other events.


Antigua Estación Desamparados

Jir√≥n √Āncash 207,Central Lima

Central Lima, Lima, Peru

Other Activity Types:
Culture center, Literature

Getting There

The Casa de la Literatura is one block north of the Plaza de Armas, behind the Palacio del Gobierno.

Travel Tips: The Casa has over 30 persons who give the guided tour; some speak English and or other languages.

Price Description: Free.

Relative price: Free

Open Hours from:Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.

Open Hours to:Tuesday-Sunday 7 p.m.

Days Closed:Monday

Travel Skills: beginner/easy.

You Need to Bring:

Travelers interested in literature should check out the events calendars of the city’s many cultural centers, and take the Mario Vargas Llosa walking tour in Mirafores.

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

Contact Information:
Phone: 426-2573

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