Turn of the (XX) century and older houses, flowers parks, view on the ocean. Quite lovely. Did not find a good reaturant, though.
I'm still not sure if I ever found "the right" streets where all the artisans are said to reside and work. However, I simply spent an afternoon walking around and enjoyed it enormously. Some shops are obvious and welcoming. Others are hidden behind walls and locked gates. I managed to find and enjoy an amazing furniture business in an even... More
This is a beautiful little town which is very Safe and has quiet a few attractions. Here you will find the museum of electricity, beautiful park and plenty of nice cafes and a very helpful tourist office beside the library if you need direction or recommendations. We walked here from mila flores and it takes less than an hour.
Charming city with a small town feel. Many restaurants, close enough to take a walk down to the beach. Miraflores is overrated, I agree with Crellston for a quieter and longer stay Barranco is the perfect location
Having visited Lima on a couple of occasions before we decided to return to Barranco for a months stay after a long trip around South America before returning home. We had stayed in Miraflores previously, a great area but we wanted something quieter for a longer stay. Barranco fits the bill nicely as it has a sort of bohemian, arty... More
An attractive area with good restaurants and services. We could walk easily to a Metro grocery store that had a full selection ATM's. Lots of nice walking along the cliff tops or down by the shore. Wonderful breakers - surfers and para-gliders to watch.
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