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Peru: Lima

A city as huge and dynamic as Lima, City of Kings, is bound to offer something of interest to all visitors. Lovers of architecture and history will thrill to the monumental cathedral and Presidential Palace in the Plaza de Armas, and colonial wooden balconies overhanging atmospheric lanes in the spruced-up centre. But out on the Pacific coast are the smart, modern middle-class suburbs of Miraflores and Barranco, brimming with sophisticated restaurants, boutiques and live music. The traffic is horrendous, but the city has some of the Spanish Empire’s best museums; it’s well worth crossing town to find them.

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Things to do in Lima


Visit the Larco Museum

Street life

Street-life and markets of Lima

Lima food

Culinary tour of Lima


Walking tour of Lima

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What our experts say

Peruvian cuisine is known throughout South America for its ability to incorporate influences from different times and cultures. The result is a culinary palette which has a depth of taste and colour that is unrivalled in all of the Americas, and the capital is its showcase. In my opinion, Lima is easily one of the world's best places to dine.


Chris Rendell-Dunn

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