Lima Travel Guide
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.
Lima isn't lacking for lodging—you can't go far before you see the flurry of flags above a doorway indicating that... read more
Seafood, especially cebiche, is a Peruvian specialty, and the variety of the ingredients and recipes is impressive.... read more
Things To Do in Lima
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Neptune's Bounty: You'll quickly encounter cebiche—slices of raw fish or shellfish marinated in lemon juice with onions... Read more
Almost all of Lima's most interesting historical sites are within walking distance of the Plaza de Armas. The fountain in the... Read more
Popular weekend destinations are peñas, bars that offer música criolla, rhythmic ballads performed with guitars and... Read more
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