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Lima Peru Tourism

We offer information about Lima Peru Tourism, if you are planning coming to Lima here you will find all the necessary information that you need to know. Lima is the capital of Peru. It is Located in the central coast, in front of the Pacific Ocean. Lima is the center of transportation, culture, and economy, social, political and tourism. its hotel infrastructure makes it home to nacionall and international conventions. It is the most important city of the country, well known as “the city of kings” count with a rich history pre-Inca, Inca, colonial and modern, a great combination of tradition, culture, tourism, gastronomy and entertainment.

The city has central areas, districts with modern infrastructure with important hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Here you can find excellent tourist services, from hostels from 1 to 3 stars, hotels from 1 to 5 stars, apart hotels of 3, 4 and 5 stars, restaurants also 3 to 5 forks specializing in local, national and international food.

Discover the beautiful architecture of its historic center, the magnificent colonial structures of the Main Plaza and the center of the city; go to its picturesque districts with its welcoming neighborhood and taste the delicious local cuisine of a plenty refined and economical restaurants of the capital.

So, Lima has worth visiting districts, among which are Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro, where you can find from beautiful and colorful gardens and squares, to modern commercial and residential centers, pubs and clubs full of fun. On the beaches of these districts is practiced surfing, hang gliding and paragliding. At nights get some fun and enjoy the rhythms and beats of a many discos, pubs and bars around the city and live the experience of adventurous activities by the sea and the air, such as excursions, walks, rafting etc.

The Historic Center of Lima contains much of the colonial architecture of Peru and South America. To know better our history we recommend going to the museums, Lima offers a large number of museums.

The mix of cultures is present; nothing exemplifies this better than the many museums that are found throughout Lima, including the largest and best known the National Museum, the Archaeological Museum Rafael Larco Herrera located in the district of Pueblo Libre. You will see exhibitions of pieces of gold, silver, ceramics, textiles, stone, wood and other objects of pre-Columbian cultures, erotic huacos. Huaca Pucllana Site Museum is located in Miraflores. Archaeological site and showroom with material obtained in the site: textiles, ceramics, metallurgy, diet, artisan house. Wildlife park representative. Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World, located in Surco, you can find pre-Hispanic art exhibition: pieces of gold, silver, copper and textiles, beside collection of weapons. The National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History present a complete tour of the great stages in the formation of Peru.

Miraflores is one that often appeals to tourists because of the multitude of restaurants, hotels, parks, events and attractions in the area. Barranco district, is also a touristic place, it has a lively nightlife with many discos and pubs or clubs, a special kind of place that are very popular among tourists in Barranco.

The Reserve Park and Exposition Park are one of the major green spaces in Lima. The National Reserve Lachay Lomas, located 105 kilometers north of Lima is home to a variety of Fauna and vegetation. Caral, located in the middle of the desert, is the oldest city in the Western Hemisphere, since it was built 5,000 years ago. Lunahuaná, south of Lima, is a center for adventure tourism with rafting and other activities. The beaches along the coast of Lima are very popular among residents as a summer getaway.

Lima's cuisine is a combination that represents all groups of people who are part of the city; Europe, Asia, and Andean cuisine are blended to create what is now known as the kitchen of Lima. The food sector is an important part of the tourism economy of Lima, since many of the best restaurants in South America and the chefs are there. The cuisine of Lima stands out for the flavor and variety of dishes made with quality products such as those from the sea, excellent fish and seafood, with which are prepared dishes such as ceviche, escabeche, the chorrillana fish and shrimp cocktail, etc. Besides other dishes such as cau cau, carapulcra, filled potato, green rice with chicken, tacutacu, sancochado, anticuchos, causa a la Limeña, tamales and aji de gallina. A whole range of flavors to satisfy even the most discerning palate. As for desserts include the mazamorra morada, champus, picarones, suspiro a la limeña, arroz con leche and turrón de Dona Pepa. The typical drink are chicha morada and pisco sour. It is possible to do a gastronomy tour.

Lima is the beginning of a great adventure!

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