Lima main square

Lima – The City of Kings

As one of the top gastronomic destinations in the World, Peru’s capital city of Lima deserves a spot on any food lovers bucket list. Didn’t come for the food? Dive into Lima’s art scene, intriguing museums or go surfing for the day.

Known as the “City of Kings,” the capital of Peru is more than just a gateway to the Andes mountains and the Amazon Rainforest. Lima boasts some of Latin America’s finest museums such as the World-renowned Larco Herrera Museum and the Gold Museum. Impressive baroque and renaissance churches, colonial mansions, Pre-Incan pyramids, picturesque neighborhoods are only some of what Lima has to offer. An exciting surfing scene, a rich art culture and World-class restaurants contribute to Lima’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Some of the main tourist attractions are the Archbishop’s Palace, Government Palace, Torre Tagle Palace and the historic Plaza Mayor, where you can find the Cathedral and other architectural jewels.

Three Reasons To Visit Lima:

World-Renowned Gastronomy

Peru has just been named the World’s top culinary destination at the World Travel Awards for the tenth time. Lima’s celebrity chefs are celebrated for their unique takes on traditional cuisine.

Rich in History and Culture

Peru is rich in history and culture and Lima’s incredible selection of museums provide an overview of Peru’s pre and post-colonial history, including artifacts from Machu Picchu and the Inca Empire.

The Pacific Coast

One of the best things about Lima is its coastline. The city is built on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean at Costa Verde or lose yourself in the exciting surfing scene.

Recommended Things To Do Or Visit

Lima City Sightseeing Tour

Discover the wealth of historic and modern attractions of Lima city. Feel like a real ‘Limeño’ (a Lima local) as you explore the town’s colonial and Inca architecture. Visit its charming residential neighborhoods, the scenic cliff-strewn Coast and admire its many religious shrines and churches. Explore famous landmarks such as the Santo Domingo Convent, the Cathedral and Lima’s Historical Center.

Duration: About 4 Hours

Food Lovers

Explore beyond the bounds of the obvious list of 5-star restaurants in the district of Miraflores and venture with us to a typical neighborhood where we take you to try more than 25 different kinds of regional Peruvian snacks, dishes, desserts and drinks. On this journey we taste ingredients from the Pacific Coast, Andean Highlands and the Amazon Rainforest.
Many of these items can’t be found in restaurants, so in keeping with age-old local customs we are inviting you to come with us to explore delicious dishes and traditional cooking techniques. As you will see and taste, Peruvian food certainly lives up to all the hype!

Duration: About 3 Hours

Share in:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts

Sign up to our newsletter

    Planning a Vacation?