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Lima Peru Guide

We give you all the information that you need for your trip, in Lima Peru Guide you will fine useful information for your trip. The department of Lima, the capital of Peru, counts with endless sites of culture, entertainment and gastronomy. In this city you will find a numerous museums full of history that display the most variety relics of every culture, baroque churches which are complete ornamented of saints, there are solemn religious processions dating back to the 18th century that invades the streets as evidence of its strong faith and religious beliefs. The most remarkable places to see and appreciate the colonial architecture are situated in the center of lima, which looks really beautiful and well illuminated by night.

If you are interest in literature you’ll find encyclopedic bookstores one of the most interesting it is the recently restored national library; then for entertainment there are several of assorted shopping malls, edgy art spaces, cinemas and theatres with excellent plots and performances,
Finally for fun there are crowded nightclubs, discos, pubs and bars that offers a mixed of rock, pop and tropical beats which are basically concentrated in the districts of Miraflores, San Isidro y Barranco. And if you want to taste the delicious Peruvian gastronomy there are a lot of sophisticated and economical restaurants around of the capital. This is Lima, a city of history and aesthetic delights. Don’t even think of missing it.

Location: East of the country
Length: 3 212 km2
Capital: Lima
Climate: Average annual temperature of 19 ° C (maximum 25 ° and minimum 13 °). The more humid season is winter, that is from June September.

Ways to arrive in Lima

By Land: Interconnected by the Panamerican Highway with several cities of the coast of Peru, Ecuador and Chile. To the east, Central Road communicates with different cities of the highlands and the central jungle.

By Air: Regular flights to the principal cities around the world from the Airport Jorge Chavez International, located in the Callao region, 30 minutes about the city of Lima.

Principal Touristic Attractions

The Cathedral: Is the main church of Peru and is located in the historic center of Lima and since 1991, the Cathedral is listed as Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Here are the remains of Francisco Pizarro.

Pachacamac: Is an archaeological site located in the valley and district of Lurin. It is considered Cultural Heritage of Humanity, is a major models ceremonial centers of the central coast.

Huaca Pucllana: This is a great pyramid of 25 meters high composed mainly of adobitos placed vertically instead of horizontally. Here was found a lot of dismembered bodies of women, since the inhabitants of the Lima culture believed that the best sacrifice that they could do, was to a woman, who gave life.

Caral: Was built by one of the greatest civilizations of the planet, It is considered as Cultural Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO It is located in the Supe Valley, 200 kilometers north of Lima, and has approximately 5000 years old.

Larcomar: Located in Malecon de la Reserva n the district of Miraflores. Larcomar has a privileged location on a cliff and offers a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Here are the most complete range of restaurants, shops, food court, ice cream, video games, bowling, discos, bars and cinema.

San Francisco Church and Convent: It is Located in the historic center of Lima, two blocks from the main square. It is a seventeenth century architectural complex and it is considered the best example of the Lima Baroque style of architecture.

District of Miraflores and Barranco.

Gastronomy
Lima is also known as the gastronomic capital of South America, thanks to the persistence of his kitchen, which inherited the pre-Hispanic and colonial culinary excellence and the contribution of the best cuisines of East and West. The most representatives dishes are Cebiche, Causa Rellena, Lomo Saltado, Aji de Gallina, Anticuchos, etc, among desserts are Mazamorra Morada, Suspiro a la Limeña, Picarones and obviously the famous Pisco sour

Restaurants

La Rosa Nautica: International Food. An exclusive restaurant over the sea, Located is Costa Verde, Miraflores.

Brujas de Cachiche: The Peruvian Cuisine, one of the most unique gastronomic experiences in the world, has a warm and exclusive scenario in our five-fork restaurant.

Alfresco: Seafood Restaurant. Located in the district of Miraflores. It has variety of dishes and excellent quality of service.

Mangos: Café Restaurant. Located in Larcomar, Miraflores.

Cala: Bar Loung Restaurant, Located in Costa Verde, Barranco.

Bravo Restobar: Peruvian and International food. Located in San Isidro.

Señorio de Sulco: Peruvian Food Restaunt, in Miraflores. Its specialty is creole food, flavors from traditional to innovative Peruvian cooking flavors.

Astrid y Gaston: Peruvian Food, located in Miraflores. Regarded as one of the best restaurants of the world.

Junius: Creole Food, in Miraflores. Enjoy the gastronomy, folklore and crafts in this sophisticated Restaurant.

La Bistecca: Buffet and Lounge Restaurant. Count with two locals one of them in San Isidro and other is in Chacarilla. The restaurant offers a variety of pastas, meat, salad, sea food, soups.

 

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