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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“A must-go. Unique view from the coast line (Costa Verde) of Lima in daytime and also perfect for coffee at sunset or at night. ”
  • 282 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Historic Site
“The pyramid, known as Huaca Pucllana, was built by members of the Lima culture, a Pre-Incan indigenous coastal civilization that lasted in the region from around 100 CE to 650 CE. Its a pyramid made of clay and adobe bricks!!! Amazing place and there is a great restaurant where you can taste traditional Peruvian Food.”
  • 147 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
History Museum
“The top#2 Museum in Lima. Fee USD$10. Its the previous Inca´s largest erotic ceramic collection in Peru. Its in front of THE MEXICANO.”
  • 99 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Museum
“Amazing local and international contemporary artists show their work here, a must see.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Good bar in Barranco. Recommend to visit while visiting the bridge of sighs and eating dinner at Tios.”
  • 97 locals recommend
Park
“Nice spot for couples. Similar style as Gaudi Park in Spain. It has a huge statue of a couple making out. This nerby park has alos the beautiful view from the sea. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Transportation
“Nice shopping center with a variety of shops, restaurants, bars, lounges, etc. Where you will find good spots for pictures with the Pacific Ocean behind you. If there is nice weather, you will be able to spot a beautiful sunset!”
  • 105 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“This is one of our favorite restaurants to eat Seafood or peruvian Dishes, the price is very good, and the quality of the food is just amazing. You can try here Ceviche, octupus, chicharron de calamarres, Try to always ask the recommended dishes. This restaurant is very popular, so you can't do reservations in advance, so what we recomend is to go an hour before you want to eat, sign up, walk a little bit arround and then come back, they also offer the option of a bar, but you will have to wait standing up. It sounds bad, but the wait is totally worth it. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Park
“Family oriented, great sightseeing. On Sundays, the city has music for the elderly to go and dance to - it's really entertaining to see this 60+ year olds dancing salsa!”
  • 66 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Shopping Mall
“One of the best shopping malls in Lima with supermarket, cinema and everything you would expect just a 10 minute walk away.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the bests malls in the city. Department stores, supermarket, international brands, stores, restaurants, cinema, banks and much more.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Considered one of the most exclusives and best restaurants around the world. Top 5 :-) It is Contemporary Peruvian Cuisine. The founder Virgilio Martínez Véliz has attempted to redefine Peruvian cuisine by introducing little-known indigenous ingredients from Peru's coastal region, the Andes highlands, and the Amazon rainforest ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Park
“Linda arquitectura colonial, rodeada de Palacio de Gobierno, Catedral, Municipalidad de Lima, a las 12 del mediodia hay un espectacular y musical cambio de guardia!/Beautiful colonial architecture, surrounded by Government Palace, Cathedral, Municipality of Lima, at 12 noon there is a spectacular and musical changing of the guard!”
  • 67 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Seafood Restaurant
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“Owned by the most famous peruvian chef Gaston Acurio, this restaurant will take you to a local culinary journey. Try it. ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Park
“One the most iconic parks in Lima with a unique set of olive trees in Lima to have a relaxed walk during the day and sunset. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Peruvian Restaurant
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“This is my favourite restaurant for peruvian food, you can even find Cuy, Cabrito (a must!)... and even Cow tongue (Lengua de Vaca), are you brave enough to try it? :) From the famous Chef Gaston Acurio. Expensive and you have to be early, or you will have to wait. You can try to book in advance.”
  • 67 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“This is one of our favorite restaurants to eat Seafood or peruvian Dishes, the price is very good, and the quality of the food is just amazing. You can try here Ceviche, octupus, chicharron de calamarres, Try to always ask the recommended dishes. This restaurant is very popular, so you can't do reservations in advance, so what we recomend is to go an hour before you want to eat, sign up, walk a little bit arround and then come back, they also offer the option of a bar, but you will have to wait standing up. It sounds bad, but the wait is totally worth it. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Considered one of the most exclusives and best restaurants around the world. Top 5 :-) It is Contemporary Peruvian Cuisine. The founder Virgilio Martínez Véliz has attempted to redefine Peruvian cuisine by introducing little-known indigenous ingredients from Peru's coastal region, the Andes highlands, and the Amazon rainforest ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Owned by the most famous peruvian chef Gaston Acurio, this restaurant will take you to a local culinary journey. Try it. ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
“This is my favourite restaurant for peruvian food, you can even find Cuy, Cabrito (a must!)... and even Cow tongue (Lengua de Vaca), are you brave enough to try it? :) From the famous Chef Gaston Acurio. Expensive and you have to be early, or you will have to wait. You can try to book in advance.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
“Isolina is a tribute to the spirit and flavors of our beloved taverns of yesteryear; to that Peruvian home cooking and to the forgotten recipes in old notebooks. A relaxed atmosphere makes us a place to eat, drink and have a good time, where spontaneous laughter and freedom to eat are celebrated as everyone wishes. www.isolina.pe”
  • 64 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
“Buffet criollo dia y noche, cocktails , un poco caro Peruvian Food Buffet/ day and night, cocktails a little expensive but a nice place,good ambiance TAXI : 8 Minutos / 8 Minutes”
  • 60 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
“Serving traditional peruvian cuisine in a relaxed but modern atmosphere. Several locations across Lima.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
“Yet another top ranked restaurant serving modern Peruvian food based on a seasonal menu. Just their bread baskets alone are noteworthy.”
  • 51 locals recommend

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