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La Casa de la Gastronomia Peruana

Downtown Lima, Lima, Peru
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Ranked #89 of 130 Attractions in Lima
Type: Museums
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English first
Auckland Central, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Set in a beautiful old cololnial home just off the Plaza Major, this is a must for foodies. I thought it was a wonderful museum dedicated to food, with some really innovative displays. There are beautiful, colourful replicas of food types and what it they are used for, as well as videos playing of farming techniques still used today. The... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is an easy stop in downtown Lima that highlights food of the country. While it is not the most amazing museum, it is worth a stop if you are in the area. Just a couple minutes away from Lima's Plaza de Armas

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Irvine, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

It can be useful to have an English guide. There is some interesting facts and nice displays. It can be hard to sometimes understand the English guides but I believe they deserve a tip for trying

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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111 reviews 111 reviews
22 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

It's not going to be a place for everyone, it's a place for those who are fascinated about food and its history. A small museum, tracing the history of Peruvian cuisine from pre-Incan days to the modern, it's well thought out and organized for the small space that it's in. Could they have done more? Sure. But what they've done... More 

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