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Lima in 3 days (for middle age)

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¨Lima is one of the oldest cities in South America, but os¡f course you know it. Founded in 1532 by Francisco Pizarro, and was under the Spanish crown between the XIX and the XIX centuries. These city is surrounded by history places on down town and also you can find very important and interesting Pre and Inca sites. Is also one of the best cities sin south america in restaurants and food offer, here you can find 6 of the 50 top world restaurants¨

Good for
  • Solo
  • Couples
  • Senior
  • History Buff
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Trendsetter

15 Places

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15 Places

Day 1

Museo Larco

History Museums

Casa de Aliaga

Historic Sites

Centro Historico de Lima

Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods

Monastery of Santo Domingo (Iglesia y Monasterio de Santo Domingo)

Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites

National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History

Speciality Museums

Museo Pedro de Osma

Art Museums

House of Osambela

Architectural Buildings

Day 2

MATE - Mario Testino Museum

Art Museums

Pachacamac

Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites

Chifa Titi

Restaurants

Barranco

Neighbourhoods

Huaca Pucllana

Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites

Day 3

Miraflores

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Neighbourhoods

Miraflores Boardwalk

Piers & Boardwalks

Huaca Pucllana

Restaurants

acendra's City Tips

  • Be very careful if you are getting a taxi on the street, try to contact time by phone or online there are local good services.
  • Gratuity may added, 10 to 15% its Ok. If wine or liqueurs are consumed you can down it to 8 to 10%
    Day 1
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    Museo Larco
    History Museums
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    acendra Says:

    The Museum Larco is the best collection of the Mochica Culture and the best pottery handcraft try can fin in America, also you can see how fine when these people working the silver lad gold artifacts.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Go early, there is a nice restauran inside the museum.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great education regarding Peruvian Culture 19/02/2018
    • dont miss this one 18/02/2018
    • Museo Larco
    Address:
    Avenida Bolivar 1515
    Pueblo Libre
    Lima Lima 21
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 4611312
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$10
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Casa de Aliaga
    Historic Sites
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    acendra Says:

    One of the antique palaces in downtown Lima, more than 400 years building. Its at the side of the governments house.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Look for the tickets at you hotel, be careful walking outside.
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #35 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful residence 02/02/2018
    • Stunning place 13/01/2018
    • Casa de Aliaga
    Address:
    Jiron de la Union 224
    Lima
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 4277736
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:30 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Centro Historico de Lima
    Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods
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    acendra Says:

    Walking downtown Lima is like turning back to the XVI Century, Churches, Spanish balcony's, Historical houses and the local atmosphere around you.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Always keep a look on you things.
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Prettu building but a little sketchy. 16/02/2018
    • One of the more interesting places to visit 12/02/2018
    • Centro Historico de Lima
    Phone:
    +51 1 4492575
    Other:
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    Monastery of Santo Domingo (Iglesia y Monasterio de Santo Domingo)
    Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites
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    acendra Says:

    These monastery holds very old paintings and also the most ancient catacombs in the city.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Its better to go early.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Plenty to keep you busy! 20/02/2018
    • Very nice 09/02/2018
    • Monastery of Santo Domingo (Iglesia y Monasterio de Santo Domingo)
    Address:
    Jiron Camana 170 - Cercado de Lima
    Lima
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 4276793
    Other:
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    National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History
    Speciality Museums
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    acendra Says:

    Here you can get in a quick look the national history of the country, you can find the most important ancient cultures as Mochica, Paracas and Inca.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Outside the museum at you left side you can find The Simon Bolivar house.
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Learn a lot of History in one visit 14/02/2018
    • Good museum 11/02/2018
    • National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History
    Address:
    Plaza Bolivar s/n Pueblo Libre
    Lima
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 4635070
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:45 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Museo Pedro de Osma
    Art Museums
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    acendra Says:

    These building is one of the palacet's build up by the very wealthy family in Lima, in these 1906 French style building, used as the summer house by the Osma family you can find the XVI, XVII and XVIII sophisticated Silver collection.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Its close to Barranco main square, you can walk.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #27 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wonderful Seaside Home with amazing Art and Archeological artifacts 29/12/2017
    • Paintings were not to our taste but the silverware was! 28/11/2017
    • Museo Pedro de Osma
    Address:
    Av. Pedro de Osma 423
    Lima 4
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 4670141
    Other:
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    House of Osambela
    Architectural Buildings
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    acendra Says:

    A the beginnings these house was a Dominic convent, on the outside yu can see 5 very beautiful Spanish Balconies, really these balconies stile com from the Arabic culture that was a very important influence in the initial colony.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Always be careful walking downtown.
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #156 of 352 things to do in Lima
    • Great time with Lizardo Retes Bustamante 01/10/2016
    • A Classic Colonial Mansion 01/07/2015
    • House of Osambela
    Address:
    Jiron Conde de Superunda 298
    Lima
    Peru
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    09:00 - 12:45
    14:00 - 16:45
  • Day 2
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    MATE - Mario Testino Museum
    Art Museums
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    acendra Says:

    Mario Testing the top fashion photographer suite up several years ago these art center look alway for the art presentation, inside of the museum also is a quiet and very nice restaurant.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • You can walk from the Barranco's main square. Is close
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Stimulating and interesting. More please! 14/02/2018
    • great contemporary photography venue 12/02/2018
    • MATE - Mario Testino Museum
    Address:
    Avenida Pedro de Osma 409
    Barranco
    Lima 15063
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 2005400
    Price range:
    US$3 - US$3
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    10:00 - 19:00
    Other:
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    Pachacamac
    Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites
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    acendra Says:

    These place represents how the Pachacamac people use to live, these culture build these place on the XV Century. Even almost all the site is reconstructed you can have a very clear idea of there culture, and God relations. The site is out of Lima but you can arrange a tour in you hotel front desk.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Take your snikers, you will walk, there is a lot of san and dust.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A Definite Must - amazing ruins, very nice museum 19/02/2018
    • Great 1/2 day from Lima 18/02/2018
    • Pachacamac
    Address:
    Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31
    Close to Lurin
    Lima 16
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 3215606
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    09:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Chifa Titi
    Restaurants (Chinese, Asian)
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    acendra Says:

    One of the best Chinese restaurant in town, make some does a reservation for you.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • Make you reservation always.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #35 of 2,491 restaurants in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Regular atencion 02/02/2018
    • Fresh ingredients, superb service!! 26/12/2017
    • Chifa Titi
    Address:
    Av. Javier Prado Este 1212
    San Isidro
    Lima L-27
    Peru
    Phone:
    2241050-2248189
    Hours:
    Sun
    13:00 - 15:30
    19:00 - 21:00
    Tue - Sat
    13:00 - 15:00
    19:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Barranco
    Neighbourhoods
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    acendra Says:

    Here you can for the most cosmo people of Lima, nice place to walk, bars, pubs and coffee shops all around.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Be always careful.
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Not clean or safe. 20/02/2018
    • Hip, bohemian neighborhood with excellent food, nightlife, and street art 19/02/2018
    • Barranco
    Address:
    Barranco District
    Lima
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 978 323 704
    Other:
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    Huaca Pucllana
    Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
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    acendra Says:

    One of the historic sites in Miraflores, look for the the Huaca Pucllana sites for guided tours.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • There are nice restaurants close to the entrance.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #11 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing ruin right in Miraflores, Lima 20/02/2018
    • Pristine archaeological site with exciting tour in the heart of Miraflores! 19/02/2018
    • Huaca Pucllana
    Address:
    Calle General Borgono Cuadra, 8
    Miraflores
    Lima
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 6177148
    Hours:
    Wed - Mon
    09:00 - 17:00
    Other:
  • Day 3
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    Miraflores
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Neighbourhoods
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    acendra Says:

    These is the Lima`s Manhattan, hotels, shops, restaurants, noise are all arraign you 24/7 Do nost mist the side walk to the ocean in "El Malecón"

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Always be careful with you stuff.
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Too touristy 19/02/2018
    • Beautiful area of Lima 19/02/2018
    • Miraflores
    Address:
    Miraflores District
    Lima
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 6177272
    Other:
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    Miraflores Boardwalk
    Piers & Boardwalks
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    acendra Says:

    The best ocean view of the Pacific, you will feel that are in a balcony, nice parks and a lot ni nice people and action day or night,

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Always be careful with you stuff.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 352 things to do in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very beautiful, very crowded 19/02/2018
    • Pretty area to walk along 12/02/2018
    • Miraflores Boardwalk
    Phone:
    +51 986 614 142
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    Huaca Pucllana
    Restaurants (Peruvian, Latin, Soups, International)
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    acendra Says:

    These restaurant is inside the Huaca Pucllana, nice food and ambiance.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • Look for reservation if you are interested on a view to the Huaca.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #34 of 2,491 restaurants in Lima
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A wonderful dinner in a stunning location! 20/02/2018
    • Large restaurant with view of ruins 05/02/2018
    • Huaca Pucllana
    Address:
    8 General Borgono Cuadra
    Lima 27
    Peru
    Phone:
    +51 1 4454042
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$50
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:30 - 00:00
    Other:
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