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Lima Sights

Parque del Amor

  • Malecón Cisneros Map It
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Updated 09/15/2014

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You could imagine you're in Barcelona when you stroll through this lovely park designed by Peruvian artist Victor Delfin. Like Antonio Gaudí's Parque Güell, the park that provided the inspiration for this one, the benches are decorated with broken pieces of tile. In keeping with the romantic theme—the name translates as "Park of Love"—the mosaic includes sayings such as Amor es como luz ("Love is like light"). The centerpiece is a massive statue of two lovers

locked in a rather lewd embrace. The park affords a sweeping view of the Pacific, and on windy days, paragliders often soar overhead.

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Malecón Cisneros, Lima, 18, Peru

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Updated 09/15/2014

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