FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
Instead of hurrying past, residents of Pueblo Libre often pause to chat with friends. There's a sense of calm here not found elsewhere in the capital. Plaza Bolívar, the park at the heart of Pueblo Libre, is surrounded by colonial-era buildings, many of which are home to shops and restaurants. On the south side, in the Municipalidad de Pueblo Libre, are governmental offices. A small gallery
on the ground floor sometimes hosts painting and photography exhibitions.
Despite the pleasant surroundings, there would be little reason to venture this far if it weren't for the presence of two fine museums, the Museo Nacional de Antropología, Arqueología, e Historia del Perú, and the Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera.
Barranco is a mix of bohemian, historic, and run down, but the area along the coast is the most charming of Lima's neighborhoods. On weekend...
In the colonial era Lima was the seat of power for the viceroyalty of Peru. It held sway over a swath of land that extended from Panama to Chile...