Anniversary of Lima: These are the places where you can enter for free this January 18

January 17, 2022

Magic Water Circuit, Park of Legends, National Museum of Peruvian Culture and Pantanos de Villa. | Photos: MML

This January 18 Lima celebrates 487 anniversary of Spanish foundation, therefore the Municipality of Lima Metropolitan and other places managed by the State will offer free admission to different public spaces so that families can enjoy its attractions. To purchase one of the free tickets, you must download the Lima Tickets app, available in the Play Store (Android) and App Store (IPhone), or enter through

In the app you must select the number of tickets, register your personal data and those of your companions. Finally, a QR code will be generated with which you can enter.

These are the places where you can enter for free:


Magical Water Circuit, in the Parque de la Reserva, is one of the places to which you can enter for free. It should be noted that, normally, the entrance to this place has a cost of 4 soles. The entrance hours are from 02:00 pm to 9:00 pm In addition, it presents a multimedia show in one of its fountains at the following times: 06:50 pm, 07:50 pm and 08:30 pm

The circuit has thirteen sources controlled by computers. All of these present a combination of music, light, color and images. It holds the Guinness World Record for being the world’s largest fountain complex in a public park. It opened on July 26, 2007.


The Legends Park It is the main zoo in Lima and is located in the District of San Miguel. General admission costs 15 soles, while per child they charge 8 soles. Adults over 60 years old pay 4 soles. Visiting hours are Monday through Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm (including holidays). For this January 18 free tickets are already sold out.


The Lima Park Service (Serpar) also announced that this Tuesday, January 18, the entrance to the 11 zonal clubs will be free of charge 6:45 a.m. a 6 p.m.

Zonal clubs can be visited San Pedro (Ancón), Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa), Manco Cápac (Carabayllo), Sinchi Roca (Comas), Lloque Yupanqui (Los Olivos), Cápac Yupanqui (Rímac), Huiracocha (San Juan de Lurigancho), Cahuide (Ate) , Huayna Cápac (San Juan de Miraflores), Flor de Amancaes (Villa María del Triunfo) and Huáscar (Villa El Salvador).

There will be horseback riding for S/5 and grill areas for S/15 for a four-hour shift, for family lunch, among other recreational options.


The wildlife refuge Villa Swamps (RVSPV) is a protected natural area located on the coast of the district of Chorrillos. Admission is in shifts: First Shift: 08:30 am to 10:30 am; Second Shift: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm; Third Shift: 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm; Fourth Shift: 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm On normal days, admission costs 20 soles for adults and 10 soles for children and those over 60 years of age.


The National Museum of Peruvian Culture will also open its doors, free of charge, this Tuesday, January 18. Attention will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the visit must be reserved through the following link. It should be noted that biosafety protocols are applied for the prevention of COVID-19 and its variants.


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