Miraflores, Barranco and Historical District: Three Must see in Lima

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Miraflores, Barranco and Historical District: Three Must see in Lima

The city of Lima, capital from Peru founded in 1535, is one of the most impressive metropolis from Latin America because its history, landscape and distinct personality. This major city, with more than 8 million habitants, has achieve perfect balance between the past and the present. Walk through Lima streets mean enjoy cathedrals, mansions and, at the same time, the most modern architecture. Miraflores, Barranco and Historic center are perfect options if you want to infuse yourself with the Lima essence.

Historic center

This neighborhood preserves the greatness of colonial and historical buildings. Cathedral, Government Palace and Plaza Mayor of Lima are must see places. Neighbors and tourist live together in this mesmerizing streets.

Panoramic picture of Plaza Mayor (Pic: Ivan Mlinaric)

The view point where Pacific Ocean meets Costa Verde is a compulsory stop for tourists.

Miraflores district

This district is just 10 kilometers away from the downtown but, right now, it is one of the most visited and exclusive areas in Lima. The view point where Pacific Ocean meets Costa Verde is a compulsory stop for tourists. Walk along the Lima Malecon or beach. You can find nice places to practice skydiving. You can find also Huaca Pucllana, one of the most important archaeological site in Peru dated from III-VIII Century.  Do not miss a promenade through Kennedy or Love parks.

A legend says that if you cross the bridge holding your breathe, your wishes will become true.

Puente de los Suspiros (Pic:Fickr)

Barranco Neighborhood

Barranco Neighborhood An essential stop. Barranco Neighborhood is the bohemian district in Lima. Cradle of talented artist, it mixes in its streets art galleries, colorful manors and street murals. Do not miss the magical ambiance of the Puente de los Suspiros. A legend says that if you cross the bridge holding your breathe, your wishes will become true. A perfect place for lovers