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“Trendy, artsy residential area”
Review of Barranco

Barranco
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Lima Food Walking Tour in Barranco Neighbourhood
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Night Tour of Lima and Barranco Neighborhood
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3-Hour Dinner Show and Barranco District Tour
Ranked #5 of 345 things to do in Lima
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed April 30, 2014

Enjoyed my brief stay here. Interesting little streets, pathways and stairway to explore. Mainly residential. Seafront streets are gated - some even have security guards. Given my host's parting advice was "be careful", I would hesitate to walk out in the evening as I felt comfortable doing so in Miraflores. Having said that, I walked the round trip from Barranco - Chorrillos - Barranco with no problems. Can recommend this lovely walk: take the pathway under Barranco's "Bridge of Sighs" to the beach via the overpass, continue south to Chorrillos, just after the statues of the lovers cross the highway using the overpass then climb the stair/path to Baja Agua Dulce, and follow the first main road on your left back north along the coast to your starting point. I stopped for a very tasty and well priced seafood lunch at one of the little local diners at the Chorrillo end. Hint: purchase a fresh pastry from one of the delicatessens to have with your Starbucks coffee takeaway.

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Reviewed April 29, 2014

We chose Barranco over Miraflores for our three night stay in Lima. We were happy with our choice.For us it had a lot more character, no high rises or shopping malls. Lots of bars and restaurants and interesting walks. We enjoyed walking down to the beach and back and seeing the old houses with their unique architecture. There are some excellent restaurants too.

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Reviewed April 21, 2014

Loved that little neighborhood, half artsy, half bohemian chic and 100% great. the little streets are charming, feels very European and you do not have the feel of being in a large city

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Reviewed April 21, 2014

I know lima well and of al the places ive lived in 5 countries this is the coolest place ive stayed really cool area has everything great restaurants, bars , clubs everything you really dont need to leave barranco if you also work there. I absolutely loved it

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Reviewed April 18, 2014

I really liked it here, beach and casual with fun bars and nightclubs. During the day it's where the locals go to layout.

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