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For most visitors Lima is just an unavoidable must on their way to other treasures Peru offers. The capital of Peru is notorious for its uncontrolled grown urban extent, air pollution, chaotic traffic with reckless drivers and no real public transportation system, crime and few green spaces. But this view of Lima isn't really fair. Lima dominates the political, economical and cultural life of the country and accommodates Peruvians and foreigners from different social and cultural backgrounds. Therefore Lima has an amazing cosmopolitan atmosphere. In the last few years Lima's authorities and inhabitants stopped the deterioration of the capital and spruced up Lima's image.

Today you find beautiful parks and green areas, some nice places for kids, good companies showing you Lima's past and present, excellent cafes, bars and discotheques, a unique music scene and many other things for all age groups that let you view Lima in a different light. Exploring Lima and discovering its bloom (and ugly) side is an exciting and unforgettable experience you shouldn't miss. Have fun!

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Cinemark San Miguel

Cinemas & Cineclubs
Cinemark San Miguel
Parque Central and Parque Kennedy unite to one big park in the heart of Miraflores. At daytime it's a beautiful place to have a little break and enjoy yourself. Here you find the Municipality of Miraflores, the main church "Virgen Milagrosa", a small information point (unfortunately they mostly only speak Spanish), a playground for the little on...

Parque del Amor

Parks & Gardens
Parque del Amor in Miraflores is located following the Malecon de la Reserva after the bridge at the intersection with Malecon Balta. This small park is entirely dedicated to all lovers and offers a stunning view of the bay of Lima. It's really romantic here at sunrise and sunset.

Cineplanet Alcázar - Miraflores

Cinemas & Cineclubs
Cineplanet Alcázar - Miraflores

Parque Salazar

Parks & Gardens
Named after the great Peruvian aviator Alfredo Salazar the park located in Miraflores directly at the cliff offers a stunning view over the Pacific Ocean. On clear days you can see the whole bay of Lima from Chorrillos and Barranco in the south to Callao with its islands in the north. Built into the cliffs is the famous "Centro Comerci...

SkyKitchen

Citytours & Sightseeing
A unique approach of getting to know one important facet of Lima and Peru offers SkyKitchen. Instead of a traditional city tour we all love and enjoy, Chef Yurac and his partner Christian introduce you to the Limeñan and Peruvian way of life differently: with one of a kind cooking classes. Instead of just watching how a cook prepares original Pe...

Parque Raimondi

Parks & Gardens
The Parque Raimondi in Miraflores is one of the big parks on the cliffs. Parque Raimondi, named after the famous Italian-born Peruvian explorer, scientist, writer, cartographer and naturalist has a stunning view over the Pacific Ocean.

Cineplanet Centro - City Center

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Cineplanet Centro - City Center

Parque el Faro

Parks & Gardens
Just a few blocks north of Parque del Amor along the cliff is another beautiful park, Parque El Faro (the Lighthouse Park). You can see the lighthouse already from quite a distance. In Parque El Faro the famous para gliders of Miraflores start and hopefully land safely again.

Parque Chino

Parks & Gardens
Since 2021, the Malecon in Miraflores, which over the past 20 years developed into a green oasis with miles long walking and cycling paths as well as numerous beautiful parks such as the Love Park or the Lighthouse Park has a new attraction overlooking the Pacific Ocean: the Parque Chino (Chinese Park).
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