It contains the Escuela de Comandos (Commando School). In 1997, a replica of the Japanese Diplomatic Residency was secretly built there,. Tunnels were dug and the rescue plan was practiced again and again until perfect for the Operation Chavin de Huantar that ended the Japanese embassy hostage crisis.
^"A conflict of races". The Baltimore Sun. 26 April 1898. p. 8. Retrieved 1 January 2012. "PERU'S NEW MILITARY SCHOOL Formally Opened at Chorrillos In A Stirring Patriotic Speech By President Piorola."