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Museo Larco (Lima)
As featured in 3 days in Lima
Ranked #1 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: History Museums

** DAILY FROM 9AM TO 10PM ** The Larco Museum has become one of Lima’s must-dos. It displays an important collection of pre-Columbian art of more than 45,000 pieces and provides... more »

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Ranked #2 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Parks; Government Buildings

The Magic Water Circuit, recently inaugurated in the Reserve Park, has become one of the newest and most visited attraction in Lima. Honored with a Guinness Record and unique in... more »

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Ranked #3 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
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Miraflores (Lima)
As featured in 3 days in Lima and 1 other guide
Ranked #4 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Neighborhoods

Miraflores is one of the top tourist districts in Lima. The main hotels in this beautiful district are located near the Pacific Ocean, many with view of the sea. Within the past... more »

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Ranked #5 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Barranco (Lima)
As featured in 3 days in Lima and 1 other guide
Ranked #6 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Neighborhoods

Barranco district was founded on October 26th, 1874. Its the smallest district of Lima and was always an attractive summer resort for middle and upper class residents of Lima and... more »

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Ranked #7 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Built by the Jesuits in 1638, this ornate church features baroque altars decorated in gold leaf, several colonial paintings... more » Owner description: Built by the Jesuits in 1638, this ornate church features baroque altars decorated in gold leaf, several colonial paintings and La Abuelita, the oldest bell in Peru. « less
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Ranked #8 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
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Ranked #9 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
Owner description: Built by Dominican friars in 1549, this Church and Monastery contains the tombs of Santa Martin de Porres and Peru's other... more » Owner description: Built by Dominican friars in 1549, this Church and Monastery contains the tombs of Santa Martin de Porres and Peru's other famous saint, Santa Rosa de Lima. « less
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Ranked #10 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Once considered the heart of old Lima, this grand plaza features many important architectural monuments and buildings... more » Owner description: Once considered the heart of old Lima, this grand plaza features many important architectural monuments and buildings including a magnificent bronze fountain dating from 1650, the Archbishop's Palace with its elegant balconies and the Government Palace dating from 1924. « less
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Ranked #11 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Libraries; Architectural Buildings; Caverns/ Caves; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This church and monastery of St. Francis (circa 1674) is known for its catacombs that contain the remains of more than 70,000... more » Owner description: This church and monastery of St. Francis (circa 1674) is known for its catacombs that contain the remains of more than 70,000 people and a magnificent library that houses thousands of antique texts. « less
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Ranked #12 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
Owner description: Lima's downtown center, with its breathtaking architecture and rich history, makes it clear why it deserves to be a Unesco... more » Owner description: Lima's downtown center, with its breathtaking architecture and rich history, makes it clear why it deserves to be a Unesco World Heritage Site. « less
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Ranked #13 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Museum features the private collection of Mr. Yoshitaro Amano that contains selected pieces of ceramics and textiles,... more » Owner description: Museum features the private collection of Mr. Yoshitaro Amano that contains selected pieces of ceramics and textiles, arranged chronologically to illustrate the development of weaving throughout Peru's pre-Columbian cultures, featuring special items from the Chancay culture. « less
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Ranked #14 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Tours
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Ranked #15 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: This museum maintains an extensive private collection of colonial art featuring paintings, sculptures, silverware and... more » Owner description: This museum maintains an extensive private collection of colonial art featuring paintings, sculptures, silverware and furniture from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. « less
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Caral (Lima)
As featured in Daytrips from Lima
Ranked #16 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
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San Isidro (Lima)
Ranked #17 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Elegant and charming residential neighborhood located north of Lima features neo-classic architecture, cobblestone streets,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Choco Museo (Lima)
Ranked #18 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Museums
Owner description: Cacao and chocolate museum located in Miraflores next to parque Kennedy.Free entrance and possibility to visit the artisanal... more » Owner description: Cacao and chocolate museum located in Miraflores next to parque Kennedy.Free entrance and possibility to visit the artisanal chocolate factory.Chocolate workshops for all ages and at any time. Cafe with our own chocolate specialties. « less
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Ranked #19 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Museums
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Ranked #20 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
Owner description: Built by millions of adobe bricks, these ruins once served as an administrative center and a pre-Inca ceremonial site... more » Owner description: Built by millions of adobe bricks, these ruins once served as an administrative center and a pre-Inca ceremonial site dedicated to the God Pachacamac. « less
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Marcahuasi (Lima)
Ranked #21 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #22 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Located on the city's Main Square or Plaza Mayor, this cathedral was built in 1564 by architect Jeronimo de Aliaga and... more » Owner description: Located on the city's Main Square or Plaza Mayor, this cathedral was built in 1564 by architect Jeronimo de Aliaga and features an ivory baroque chapel of La Inmaculada and the tomb of Francisco Pizarro, known as the "conquistador of Peru." « less
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Ranked #23 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Museums
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Islas Palomino (Callao)
Ranked #24 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Islands
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Pachacamac (Lima)
As featured in Daytrips from Lima
Ranked #25 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites

Pachacamac (whose name means Lord of Earthquakes) is an archaeological citadel with strong sacred character, this place has original pre-Inca and Inca structures, and is the best... more »

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Parque Kennedy (Lima)
As featured in Lima for young kids
Ranked #27 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Parks
Owner description: Located in the heart of Miraflores, this park displays local art and jewelry and makes a great place for a family dinner or... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of Miraflores, this park displays local art and jewelry and makes a great place for a family dinner or an ice cream treat. « less
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Ranked #28 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The only museum in the world dedicated to the permanent exhibition of the work of photographer Mario Testino. Now on view:... more » Owner description: The only museum in the world dedicated to the permanent exhibition of the work of photographer Mario Testino. Now on view: Permanent Collection: The Photography of Mario Testino. « less
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Ranked #29 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: It is the first Peruvian mineral´s museum that houses an outstanding collection of minerals, demonstrating their exquisite... more » Owner description: It is the first Peruvian mineral´s museum that houses an outstanding collection of minerals, demonstrating their exquisite beauty,complexity and witness to the mining wealth of Peru. It also has significant exhibits of ceramic art from the Chancay culture (900-1400) as well as textiles from before 1532 and paintings from vice-regal times. « less
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Ranked #30 of 149 attractions in Lima Region
Category: Performances; Educational Sites
Owner description: This folk dance company showcases music and dances from across Peru. Performances are intertwined with live music and... more » Owner description: This folk dance company showcases music and dances from across Peru. Performances are intertwined with live music and dancing. Guests can also enjoy local food and drinks. « less
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