House of Pizarro

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House of Pizarro
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-12.044848
Longitude
-77.030393
-12.044848;-77.030393
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  • Canon, Canon EOS 5D
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The Government Palace was built by Francisco Pizarro, the governor of New Castile. When the viceroyalty of Peru was established, the palace became the viceroy's residence and therefore the Peruvian government's headquarters.

Lima, Peru
June 2010

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