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San Isidro

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Address: Av Paseo de Republica, Lima, Peru
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Description: Elegant and charming residential neighborhood located north of Lima...
Elegant and charming residential neighborhood located north of Lima features neo-classic architecture, cobblestone streets, excellent dining, good shopping and the Huaca Hallamarma, a restored pre-Inca pyramid that now serves as a small museum of Indian artifacts.
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Financial center of Lima

This is the place to be if your in Peru on business. The HQ offices of a good number of local and international businesses, from mines to banks, are located in San Isidro. Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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Incline Village, Nevada
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125 reviews 125 reviews
40 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is the place to be if your in Peru on business. The HQ offices of a good number of local and international businesses, from mines to banks, are located in San Isidro. Great restaurants (breakfast, lunch, dinner), discos, and a wide selection of hotels. And the gold course.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This municipality is all about bussines. It's really centric, hence many international forums being held here (ie. UN Climate Summit). There's some green parks and interesting buildings scattered throughout the city, but I wouldn't recommend you waste a day there if you're on a tight schedule.

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Chicago
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Was very impressed with this neighborhood. Many of the Embassy's are located there along with some of Lima's top restaurants.

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Nanaimo
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I've always liked san Isidro for the quiet and green spaces as well as its variety of quality restaurants. Easy to navigate and pleasant to be in. Good shopping for those looking for that as well.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The area is financial but also there are some nice restaurants to eat. The access to different areas of Lima is very good.

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Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This area is really safe, plenty of parks and shopping and an easy walk to Mira Flores seaside. A few embassies and some larger homes in the area...You should visit...

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40 reviews 40 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Clean, calm upper class suburbia, but not representative of the real Peru. Try to get out and explore further afield.

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

There is one place called Conquistadores in San Isidro is like 10 blocks of full nice stores, good brands and peruvians designers, i really recommend this site of lima for fine shopping.

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Chandler Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This suburb is really safe, lots of parks and shopping and an easy walk to Miraflores seaside. Some embassies and big homes in area.

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Ra'anana, Israel
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95 reviews 95 reviews
39 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

If you choose to stay in nice areas of LIma, which is recommended, either San Isidro or Miraflores should be your choice. Lima 27 is the most special restaurant I was in this area. And of course, TANTA...

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