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14 Jan 2018
“Great district”
2 Oct 2018
“Old town”
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Lima, Peru | Distrito de Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

If you go to the center then you see the old town witch is nice and cozy but surroundings con be poor and dangerous... still there are great airbnb offers around@

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

It's a beautiful district, i visited with some friends this district because one friend told me that this district is very interesting, we saw many parks, in addition its safe. in my opinion the most important park is the friendship park where is a big...More

1  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed August 23, 2017

this district takes you to Monterrico, is full of commercial stores, shopping centers and takes you away from the center of Miraflores towards Monterrico. Our dentist was in Caminos del Inca in Surco, so our taxicab driver was able to leave us and pick us...More

1  Thank Cuatrodivas
Reviewed January 11, 2017

I am almost reluctant to write this review as it would be a shame if the tourist hoards invaded this delightful barrio. But as I’ve been here for two months I’ve found some of Surco’s secrets. Plaza de Armas is the cultural heart of Surco....More

Thank Jody H
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Its a beautiful place, with a city fastness and great architecture. The people are all dressed well and on their way to seemingly important things. Great restaurants and cabs everywhere.

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Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

The four of us had lunch, typical Amazon fresh fish Madura sweet style, and steamed,served tropical fruit salsa and lemon. I had BBQ 1/2 chicken on the BBQ, delicious, inca cola, and crustal lager beer. Very good lunch, not a fancy place. Had native jungle...More

Thank DavidZuckerman
Reviewed June 16, 2014

I stayed with a 'host family' during an ~12 day trip to Peru. Staying in Surco was fantastic and gave me "the full experience." It was a beautiful area and I felt very safe while there. The only complaint is the distance to anything touristy;...More

3  Thank braceya
Reviewed February 3, 2014

Surco is a very nice part of Lima, an upper/upper-middle class area of town. We felt very safe there (using common sense of course) and it seemed like a fairly central location to Miraflores, Barranco, and other parts of town our mission work took us...More

2  Thank lukabrasi007
Reviewed July 22, 2013

We stayed in Surco. It's a nice enough area with lots of shops and bars and is connected to the metro (which doesn't really go very far). It's a 45 minute walk from Miraflores and about a 40 minute walk from the centre if you...More

1  Thank carly f
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