Lima Travel Guide

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Plan Your Lima Vacation

When people discuss great South American cities, Lima is often overlooked. But Peru's capital can hold its own against its neighbors. It has an oceanfront setting, colonial-era splendor, sophisticated dining, and nonstop nightlife.

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Lima Hotels

The Scene Lima isn't lacking for lodging—you can't go far before you see the flurry of flags above a doorway indicating that international travelers are...read more

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Lima Restaurants

Seafood, especially cebiche, is a Peruvian specialty, and the variety of the ingredients and recipes is impressive. Cebiche is traditionally only eaten...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Lima

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Lima Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Neptune's Bounty: You'll quickly encounter cebiche—slices of raw fish or shellfish marinated in lemon juice with onions and hot peppers. Also... Read more

  • Historical Walk in Lima

    Almost all of Lima's most interesting historical sites are within walking distance of the Plaza de Armas. The fountain in the center can be used... Read more

  • Peña Party

    Popular weekend destinations are peñas, bars that offer música criolla, rhythmic ballads performed with guitars and cajones (wooden boxes used... Read more

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