Lima, Jul. 18 (ANDINA).
Tourists wanting to visit the main square in downtown Lima on July 28 will be able to do so without any security-related restrictions during the inauguration of Ollanta Humala as president of Peru.
Gen. Javier Sanguinetti, police chief of the Lima region, said Monday that his office is working closely with the tourism police department to ensure the safety of visitors.
Sanguinetti pointed out that 10,000 police officers will be deployed at popular tourist/local attractions around the Peruvian capital on July 28 and 29.
The police chief added that a security plan has been prepared for the July 28 ceremony which will be attended by the presidents of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur).
Some interesting atractions in downtown Lima include the House of Peruvian Gastronomy, the San Francisco Church, the Basilica Cathedral of Lima, the House of Peruvian Literature, and the Plaza Mayor.