17 °C / 62 F
Like a local
Located in the desert with superb view of the Atlantic Ocean, Lima is a definite traveller’s delight.
1.Huaca Pucllana: These clay pyramids that were built lots of centuries ago can be spotted right in the middle of the populous Peruvian capital
2.Park of the Reserve: With its record holding magical fountains it is one of the hit attractions of Lima.
3.Parque Kennedy: This public park is truly a dream coming true for those affectionate to cats, as the park is occupied by hundreds of felines. Count me there!
4.Museo Larco: A wide range of artefacts ranging from ceramics to all sorts of erotica-related art. It is guaranteed to make you blush.
5.Miraflores: This is where you go if you are up for some upscale fun. Shopping and sightseeing at its finest in the rich district of Lima.
6.Caral: Is it really the most ancient city of the American continent? Sign up on a tour and find out from knowledgeable tour guides, a mere 2-hour drive from Lima.
7.Cathedral of Lima: This magnificent Cathedral stands on one of the main squares of the capital and with its gorgeous interior and grandiose towers it is amongst the top three constructions of Lima.
8.Choco Museo: It is all about chocolate.
9.Parque del Amor: The entire theme of this park revolves around love, and especially it’s centre piece (’The Kiss’) makes it a lovely spot for anyone who decides to visit.
10.MATE: Cutting edge photo exhibition hosted just a few minutes from the beach. Must-see.
Good to know
Dial code: +51
Transportation: Jorge Chávez International Airport
When? It is best to visit the beautiful Peruvian capital during spring, as the temperature is high, but the chance of rain is low.