The central parts of Lima are an artful combination of imposing colonial monuments and local culture. Its atmosphere is just... amazing.
16th century Roman Catholic cathedral built in a distinctive Neoclassical style. Do not miss out the tomb of Pizarro, the Spanish conquistador.
The largest fountain complex in the world. Awe-inspiring show you have never seen before - a must do not only if you have kids.
A vibrant district attracting tourists for its beaches, various shopping opportunities and upscale clubs and restaurants.
The actual centre of Lima that has played an important role in many historical events - marked by several memorials situated there.
The monastery holds impressive volumes of historical documents and artefacts. There are also catacombs with ossuary. Listed by UNESCO.
Quite touristy but still well worth your attention if in the vicinity. Its walls are inscribed with love-related quotes. Nice ocean views.
Imposing clay pyramid that used to have spiritual significance. The fact that it is built without modern technology is overwhelming.
The main international airport in Peru.
An official residence of Peru's president. You need to join guided tour to see the interior but it is well worth it.
Named after the legendary beach, this surfing spot definitely doesn't embarrass its name. A sandy paradise.
This lush park is decorated with various public art created by Peruvian artists. Stroll around and enjoy its peace.
Full of bustle and hustle, this is the most authentic market in the city. Full of locals buying everything from fresh meat to jeans.
The wooden bridge has a special atmosphere when the sun goes down and the lights lit up. Stroll around and enjoy the view.
Huge beach-side mall conveniently situated near the hotel zone. Everything from big brands to boutiques.
The three-nave church and monastery with rich facade embellishments and a huge dome is simply unmissable. Note the typical Sevillian tiles.
The oldest part of Lima where the remains of city walls can still be found. A charming place - just wander around and enjoy.
Another imposing square surrounded by important buildings. Named after the liberator of Peru.
17th century church constructed by the Jesuits doesn't deny its origin: the ornate Baroque facade is just beautiful.
Privately-owned collection of pre-Columbian art features artefacts representing thousands of years of Peruvian history. Impressive!
The pedestrian street and the main artery of the historical city centre has been gradually transformed into shopping street.