Campo de Marte Park
It is located 3.3km from the main square (southeast) in Jesus María district.
It is a huge park located in Jesus María district in the metropolitan area of Lima. There are important public institutions around it and sports organizations. It is also called Avenida de la Peruanidad which divides the park from east to west and is the scenario for the Grand Army Parade which takes place on July 29th every year.
The monument to the frontier defenders. This monument represents the country defenders during the war against Ecuador in 1941.
The monument to the Mother. It honors Mother by Jusus Maria municipality. This is made of bronze and granite that represents a woman with two children, one of them in her arms and the other one is squatting next to her as if he was asking her to pick him up.
Evangelization mural. The most characteristic of every region is represented on this mural, its purpose is to demonstrate the apostolic visit of Juan Pablo II to Peru from February 1st to 5th in 1985.
Monument to Jorge Chavez. It was made to honor the promoter of Peruvian aviation who flew over the Swiss alps as a heroic feat that would cost his own life. He is considered to be one of the precursors of international aviation.
The confraternity tree. It was planted by who was then the president of Peru then Augusto B. Leguía and a Venezuelan delegation on December 9th 1924 in the first block on July 28th Av. It honored the celebration of the first century anniversary of Ayacucho battle.
Monument to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. This master piece belongs to the peruvian sculptor Carlos Huertas and was inaugurated on April 24th 1932.
The crying eye. On the east there is the monument (as a monolithic) to the victims of the internal violence that suffered due to terrorism in Peru during the 80s and 2000
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