Lima Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Museos - Museums

    Lima is by excelence, a city of museums. With more than 50 museums in the city, the best ones in Peru are located here. From public to private and from general to specialized museums, visiting them...

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  • 2. Watch the Monk Jump!

    Suelte del Fraire - This is a point in Barranco on the coast. It is a raw and beautiful place. While you are here there is a "monk" or a guy that walks around...

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  • 3. See a futbol game at the National Stadium

    Inquire if there is a futbol game at the National Stadium while you are in Peru. It's a cheap and fun way to spend an evening. I felt safe the entire time. It...

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  • 4. The Best day in Lima Peru

    9:30: To begin the the best day in Lima, you want to take a taxi (20 minutes US$5) to downtown Lima, also known as el Centro. Have the taxi drop you off at the...

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  • 5. LIMA'S LITTLE GALAPAGOS

    During our holidays we went to on a half day trip to Lima's Little Galapagos organised by Aventuras de oro based in Lima. First we sailed about 1 hour: we went...

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  • 6. Via Crucis

    Every year, 25 years now, Mario Valencia has taken to heart the road covered by Jesus on is way to the cross by doing it himself from different parts of...

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  • 7. Iglesia de la Virgen Milagrosa

    This is another beautiful church in Lima called Iglesia de la Virgen Milagrosa ("Church of the Miraculous Virgin"), located in Miraflores district just in front...

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  • 8. Palacio de Justicia

    This is another beautiful building that cannot be considered a tourist attraction, but deserved a picture in my album...From Plaza de Armas take Jiron de la...

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  • 9. "Desamparados" Train Station

    I don´t think the train station can be considered a tourist attraction in Lima, but it did deserve a picture.The train station is located at the city center,...

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  • 10. Try a speciality drink!

    When in Lima, do try if you dare, one of these speciality drinks made out of FROG, Quinua grains and soya, its delicious, and cures all kinds of diseases... ok...

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  • 11. Rimac River

    I was interested in seeing the Rimac River in Lima after reading so much about it in Mario Vargas Llosa's novels, but the river itself is but a tiny creek in a...

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  • 12. Bones at San Francisco

    When you visit the San Francisco church catacombes you will find these macabre bones circles on the floor. It is not the scenario for a Wes Craven film, just...

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  • 13. Camana Street

    Just one block away from Plaza de Armas you will find this charming street where "Las Nazarenas" and "Santo Domingo" churches are located. I liked specially its...

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  • 14. Art Deco in Barranco

    If you like art deco architecture, you will find some samples wandering around in the souther coast neighborhood of Barranco. This used to be a residential area...

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  • 15. Pre-Incan Pyramid in the Midst of Modernity

    The Huallamarca pyramid sits smack in the middle of the more affluent San Isidro residential area of Lima. Our first glimpse of it was at night, when it's most...

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  • 16. Nazca Lines Park

    I don't know the true name of this park - but along the coast north of the Lovers Park is a very pretty park devoted to Maria Reiche. It's relatively new. It...

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  • 17. .....on and on

    As a Finn I miss water wherever I travel so sitting by the river gave me peace of mind. I could feel the wind and see the surrounding mountains. I would have...

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  • 18. On to Wine Country - Canete

    I took a collective taxi from Lunahuana to Canete and it took less than an hour to reach this lovely little village in the foot of the mountains. Besides the...

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  • 19. LUNAHUANA

    I took a bus to a small seaside fishing village of Lunahuana just to get away from the hustle and bustle in Lima. I don't think that there were any other...

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  • 20. MORE SITES

    Outside the metropolitan area you will find the most important archaeological sites of Lima. By the east, in the Central Highway (Carretera Central), is...

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  • 21. MORE SITES

    Outside the metropolitan area you will find the most important archaeological sites of Lima. By the east, in the Central Highway (Carretera Central), is...

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  • 22. ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

    Lima has not been aparted from the precolumbian history. Certainly, it has 4,000 years of presence, when nomads and fishermen settled in this area, specially in...

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  • 23. Plaza Pizarro

    On this place was earlier the statue of Francisco Pizarro. So, to see a statue of Pizarro you have to go to Trujillo in Spain, the birth place of Pizarro.The...

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  • 24. Lima Beach - El Silencio

    When we visited Lima, we wanted to stay at a nice-looking beach. We were recommended El Silencio. You have to drive 1-2 hours south of Lima to get there, but it...

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  • 25. See what life is really like for Lima residents!

    If you're up for an adventure. Take a few friends with you and stroll through the Agustino district. Definitely recommend taking some locals with you and go in...

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