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Lima Holidays

Explore its rich colonial heritage of Peru's capital city by indulging in the world-renowned culinary delights, and embracing the lively atmosphere of this dynamic metropolis.

Welcome to Lima, the vibrant and cosmopolitan capital of Peru. Nestled along the Pacific coast, this bustling city seamlessly blends history, culture, and culinary delights, offering a unique and captivating experience for every traveller.

Lima is a city of contrasts, where colonial architecture coexists with modern skyscrapers and ancient traditions blend with contemporary trends. Start your journey in the historic centre of Lima, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you'll find grand colonial mansions, charming plazas, and ornate churches. Explore the Plaza de Armas, the heart of Lima's historic district, and visit the impressive Cathedral of Lima and the Government Palace.

For art enthusiasts, Lima is a treasure trove of museums and galleries. Discover pre-Columbian artifacts at the Larco Museum, showcasing the rich heritage of Peru, or admire the contemporary masterpieces at the MALI (Museum of Art of Lima). The Barranco district, known for its bohemian charm, is home to numerous art galleries, showcasing the works of local artists.

Lima's culinary scene is a highlight in itself, as the city has been recognised as one of the world's top culinary destinations. Indulge in a gastronomic journey, tasting the flavours of Peru's diverse cuisine. From ceviche, a seafood dish to anticuchos, savoury grilled beef heart skewers, and the renowned Pisco Sour cocktail, Lima offers an incredible range of culinary delights.

Visit the trendy neighbourhoods of Miraflores and Barranco, where you'll find an array of renowned restaurants, street food vendors, and local markets.

Nature lovers will find respite from the bustling city at the picturesque parks and cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Explore the beautiful Parque del Amor (Park of Love) in Miraflores, where you can enjoy stunning ocean views and admire the iconic sculpture "El Beso" (The Kiss). Take a stroll along the Malecon, a scenic promenade that stretches along Lima's coastline, providing wonderful views and a vibrant atmosphere.

A visit to Lima is not complete without experiencing its vibrant nightlife. The city comes alive after dark, with lively bars, nightclubs, and peñas, where you can enjoy traditional music and dance performances. There is a lively atmosphere in the Barranco district, known for its vibrant nightlife scene and live music venues.

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