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San Isidro

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Address: Av Paseo de Republica, Lima, Peru
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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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Upmarket neighbourhood

This is an upmarket neighbourhood in Lima, apparently where your wealthy Peruvian live. Lots of gardens, Embassies and much to see.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an upmarket neighbourhood in Lima, apparently where your wealthy Peruvian live. Lots of gardens, Embassies and much to see.

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Cordova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

San Isidro reminded more of a NY street than anything I've experienced in Spain or elsewhere in Lima. Delicious food, upscale shopping and had an excellent time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place while touring with a group through town. The surroundings were fascinating and it was an informative and picturesque stroll.

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Youngsville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

San Isidro...is the key district of Lima. Has pretty much all embassies of all countries here. Headquarters of all banks are here too. They called it the business district. San Isidro also have beautiful/modern hotels and restaurants like no other city. Housing/apartments...new and old but very expensive. It's also a Safe district....they have largest/modern serenasgo in Lima. If we ever... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Isidro is Lima's premier neighborhood, which host Lima's famous Lima Golf Club. Many restaurants and café abound, museums, music venues, and wonderful shopping too.

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Thank Raotery
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Isidro is a well localized neighborhood. There are good hotels, restaurants and services. Good place to stay on business (if you are on vacation you would prefer Miraflores).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My impression of Lima changed completely after staying in San Isidro in my second stop in Lima (first I stayed in Miraflores). It's a new, modern and beautiful neigbourhood, with nice restaurants, stores and beautiful streets. Much nicer than Miraflores!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I like San Isidro - seems like a good compromise between Miraflores and Barranco - quiet upscale neighbourhoods without the major commercial touristy places of Miraflores, but not as upscale "high end" as Barranco. I felt safe walking around the neighbourhood I was in, mainly residential, yet within a short cab ride to Lima city itself. Lots of little restaurants... More 

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This district has many embassies. And yet also has many beautiful architectures and good restaurants! Most of travel agencies will offer free pickup from hotels in this district!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Lots of restaurants, stores, and where the major companies are, in a beautiful neighborhood in Lima, a place to walk by, very safe!!

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