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Shopping Possibilities in Lima
Lima is a very diverse cosmopolitan city full of ancient history, but also very modern. It is an amazing melting pot of different Peruvian and international cultures and traditions. You will be amazed by the huge variety of shopping facilities the capital of Peru has to offer. It can be assured that nearly all tastes and preferences will be catered for.
You can shop on traditional fruit and veggie markets or in modern supermarkets. For clothes you have the choice between numerous fancy boutiques, department stores, street markets and everything in between. Unique Peruvian craftsmanship as well as cheap souvenirs can be found in exclusive shops or on Lima's crafts markets. Western-style shopping malls are contrastive to the "Peruvian Way of Shopping".
Lima is a great place for all your shopping needs and wishes. So enjoy your shopping experiences, either the modern or the traditional way.
It's common practice buying some typical crafts and souvenirs when visiting a foreign country. Peru has a rich diversity of artisan craftworks and you surely find something that will remind you of your amazing time here. If you don't want to drag around local bought souvenirs...Read More
Since 1997 a new generation of shopping malls conquered the capital of Peru. Starting with Lima's showpiece mall, the Jockey Plaza, today's shopping centers tend to turn into meeting places, like the main square in former times, offering its customers next to all possible...Read More
The traditional way of shopping for fresh fruits, veggies, meat and groceries in Lima is going to the local mercado (market). However in the last 10 years the capital of Peru was plastered with numerous modern big supermarkets and hypermarkets, so many people changed...Read More
Stunning on Lima markets is the great variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs from all over the country reflecting the rich diversity of Peru. Most merchants are very friendly and more than happy to explain the origin of for you unknown fruits or veggies and their preparation...Read More
Today Lima is home to numerous western style department stores belonging to the three mayor retail players Oechsle, Ripley and Saga Falabella. Here you find everything from local and imported fashionable clothes including well-known brands, shoes, perfumes and...Read More