Collected by Sarah Reid
Malecón de la Reserva 131, Cercado de Lima 15074, Peru
The promenade on top of Lima’s cliffs is called Malecón. It’s always busy with people skateboarding, running, biking, kids playing, brides having their pictures taken, you name it. You can rent a bike, do some parasailing or have a picnic with the...
Malecón Cisneros 4013, Miraflores 15074, Peru
One of the most popular attractions in town is also one of the most adventurous: paragliding. Lima’s coastline is full of cliffs that are perfect for paragliding all year-round and on the weekends a lot of people come to fly and to watch. Fly...
Av. Almte. Miguel Grau 1511, Barranco 15063, Peru
MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Lima - is a small museum, but what it lacks in size, it has in style. There are usually four exhibits in three glass-enclosed areas, with beautiful views of the city and nature surrounding it. To bring the...
Surquillo 15047, Peru
Just a few blocks from the hotel, the Surquillo Market bustles with daily life, as locals shop the stands for their fresh groceries. You’ll find stalls selling a bounty of seafood, vegetables, fruits, meat, herbs, and many surprising and...
cuadra S/n, Calle General Borgoño 8, Miraflores 15074, Peru
The old civilizations believed the huacas (adobe pyramids) had their own personalities. Even if you don’t quite believe it, the huacas were built by the incas and their ancestors and are at the center of Peruvian history. They were temples,...
Jr. Madre de Dios S/N, Cercado de Lima 15046, Peru
We got to play with water on our last day in Peru. This is a public park in Lima that from Wednesdays to Sundays put on a fountain show. There are a total of 13 different water fountains for the people to enjoy and to participate in if desired....
Lima District 15001, Peru
Every day at noon at the Plaza de Armas (also called Plaza Mayor), trumpets blare, drums pound, and cymbals crash as the guard changes outside the presidential palace. Enjoy the Spanish fanfare like a local: from a plaza bench with an ice cream...
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