Lima Travelers Recommend

Best Museums in Lima

By Viator, June 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 82 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From the colonial grandeur of the Plaza de Armas to its pre-Columbian huacas, a walking tour of Lima serves up a melting pot of Peruvian culture and history, but the city?s proud heritage is also ...  Read more

Flavors of Peru

By Viator, March 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 74 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peruvian cuisine is typically South American, but with some surprises! Alongside indigenous and Spanish fare, you?ll find influences from China, Italy, Africa and Japan. Based on the staples of ...  Read more

Surfing in Lima

By Viator, September 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peru is becoming increasingly popular among surfers eager to ride the waves along South America?s long Pacific coastline. Lima itself has more then 150 miles of surf, with a wide range of surfing ...  Read more

3 Days in Lima: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 163 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peru?s capital city was founded by Pizarro in 1535, and the modern-day city of Lima is a sprawling metropolis encompassing ruins from pre-Inca times, ultramodern shopping malls and coastal beaches. ...  Read more

Inca Civilization

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 779 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The mighty Inca Empire once stretched from northern Ecuador to central Chile and northern Argentina, encompassing at least 12 million people and lasting 300 years. Beginning in around 1200 AD as a ...  Read more

Day Trips From Lima

By Paige, Nicaragua, November 2012

There are wonders well worth exploring in Lima, from the fascinating Spanish Colonial center and ancient pre-Columbian huacas, to the upscale enticements of Miraflores and the Costa Verde. That said, ...  Read more

Free Things to Do in Lima, Peru

By Paige, Nicaragua, September 2012

While Peru was once a budget traveler?s dream (and parts of it certainly still is), many of the most popular spots will have backpackers going through soles at an alarming rate. Some of this is ...  Read more

Huaca Pucllana: Dining in the Ruins

By Paige, Nicaragua, May 2012

There are two top reasons why travelers choose Peru : The nation?s awesome archaeological sites, and its cuisine. While many visitors are under the impression that they?ll need to sacrifice ...  Read more

Miraflores District of Lima, Peru

By Paige, Nicaragua, April 2012

While you should certainly take time to see the historic center of Lima, with its monumental Spanish architecture and remarkable museums, you may find (like many limenos) that you love Miraflores ...  Read more

Mistura Gastronomic Festival Highlights Peruvian Cuisine

By Paige, Nicaragua, October 2011

While many travelers first come to Peru for Machu Picchu, they return?again and again?for the food. Widely revered in foodie countries like France, Mexico, and Italy, Peruvian cuisine is considered ...  Read more

Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

By David J, March 2013

The heart of downtown Lima (?El Centro?), is the Plaza de Armas, aka ?Plaza Mayor?. The oldest part of this impressive square is its central bronze fountain, erected in 1650. Of the structures that ...  Read more

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