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Barranco

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Neighborhood: Barranco
As featured in 3 Days in Lima and 5 other guides
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Address: Barranco District, Lima, Peru
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+51 978 323 704
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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$95.00*
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Lima Food Walking Tour in Barranco Neighbourhood
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3-Hour Dinner Show and Barranco District Tour
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Night Tour of Lima and Barranco Neighborhood

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Barranco Is a Must Visit Area on the Pacific Ocean

Start your travel day in either the Barranco District of the Mirafloes District as they are located just next to each other. Barranco is probably the most colorful area and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Start your travel day in either the Barranco District of the Mirafloes District as they are located just next to each other. Barranco is probably the most colorful area and the step paths lead down to the Pacific Ocean Watch the hand gliders take off the cliff and fly around before they descent to the beach below. Barranco is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked from Miraflores to Barranco and it took us about one hour to reach the boho district of Lima! A not to miss walk to enjoy seeing colourful colonial edifices, galleries and museums, street artists and great restaurants with local cuisine!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beach area was okay but the fish we ate made the trip. The central plaza was also nice during our Christmas visit. The had some romantic small walkways from the beach area where you could see the "hippy" group selling jewelry. Would definitely return for the food!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Barranco is unique, it will surprise you with the small and diversified wonderful places it has all around. You go by walking and you must cross el puente de los suspiros...hold your breath while your soulmate grabs your hand and you both have to make it to the other side...the price = eternal love :). that's what the locals say.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely visit. This has been my favourite Capital City Suburb of all places I've ever been. Forget the 'danger' warnings, its rubbish. Amazing place to visit! Check out Miraflores too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic, a bit gentrified, but super funky and creative. Nice walking stretch, with MAC museum, great galleries and stores (Don Bosco), wit nice restaurants and great crowd of locals and visitors. Walking distance from Hilton Miraflores, or short cab ride from MIraflores or San Isidro. The story of Chabucca Granda, as well as of the Bridge of Sighs is very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Barranco is a mix of new and trendy and old Peru. Some fab restaurantes -loved Petit France -next door to Insolina. The Mate Museum which houses the Mario Testino exhibition is fantastic -a must see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This such a beautiful spot to wonder the streets, grab some amazing food, visit great museums (don't miss Mario Testino's MATE) and make sure to have a drink at Hotel B.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Barranco has a total different atmosphere in comparison with the old city of Lima. Its more relaxed. Nice places to visit in this smooth area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited one of the pubs in Barranco one evening and was pleasantly surprise what a fun area that is. There are a lot of people, lots of fun places, restaurants and it very quaint. Definitely a place to visit.

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