It's common practice buying some typical crafts and souvenirs when visiting a foreign country. Peru has a rich diversity of artisan craft works, and you surely find something that will remind you of your amazing time here. If you don't want to drag around locally bought souvenirs during your entire trip, Lima is a great place to find arts and crafts from around the country. While some pieces you find are truly unique examples of Peruvian craftsmanship, others are mass produced especially for tourists.
While wandering around the historic city center, but as well Miraflores and Barranco you surely will come across some nice little shops selling beautiful handicrafts and nice clothing made of Peru's famous alpaca.
Founded in April 1826, the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru (MNAAHP) is Peru's oldest state museum. On display is a wide range of perfectly preserved pre-Hispanic ceramics, textiles, metals, organic materials and lithic's. Objects of historic-artistic value are exhibited. The documentary, photographic and bibliographic collections tell...
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