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Travel Guide of Barranco District in Peru by Influencers and Travelers


Barranco is one of 43 districts in Lima, Peru. Its current mayor is José Juan Rodríguez Cárdenas. The district is considered to be the city's most romantic and bohemian, being the home and working place of many of Peru's leading artists, musicians, designers and photographers.


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1 - Lima

Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

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2 - Huaca Pucllana

Huaca Pucllana or Huaca Juliana is a great adobe and clay pyramid located in the Miraflores district of central Lima, Peru, built from seven staggered platforms.

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3 - Archaeology Tours in Lima

Join a half-day tour to the famous Pachacamac Temple, located only a short distance from Lima. Built by different leaders throughout the centuries and between the years 200 and 1450 AD, this religious compound is made entirely out of clay and houses the giant pyramids of the sun and moon. This comprehensive sightseeing tour will give you an insight on the culture, history and architecture of both the Inca and pre-Inca people.

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4 - Cathedral of Lima

The Basilica Cathedral of Lima, otherwise Lima Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Plaza Mayor of downtown Lima, Peru. Construction began in 1535 and completed in 1649. It is dedicated to St John, Apostle and Evangelist.

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5 - Larco Museum

The Museo Larco is a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima, Peru. The museum is housed in an 18th-century vice-royal building.

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6 - Shore Excursions in Lima

You will visit a protected natural area and see how is possible to find a balance among flora, fauna and human being. Our speed boats are in perfect conditions and we are working wit Sernanp, the government organization to protect and develop the area. Be with wild sea lions in their natural environment and also learning about birds, Humboldt penguins, nature and culture, the islands are the Peruvian history summary. You can enjoy complimentary snacks and wear our wet suits on board to jump into the water and enjoy. In fact you are not obligated to swim if you don't wish. Enjoy this family and friendly, 2.5 hour experience.

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7 - Larcomar

The Larcomar is a shopping center in the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru owned by Chilean company Parque Arauco S.A. It was opened on 27 November 1998.

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8 - Lunahuana - Lima

Lunahuaná is a small town in the Cañete Province in Peru. The town lies about 187 km south of Lima in the Lunahuaná valley at the bank of Cañete River.

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9 - Culinary Tour in Lima

Discover one of Lima’s most interesting neighbourhoods – artsy and bohemian Barranco and sample more than 15 Peruvian foods and drinks. Meet with our local hosts to learn how to prepare the famous ceviche and pisco sour during these two interactive workshops. Enjoy your lomo saltado with an amazing view over the Pacific ocean. Learn the history and culture behind each dish that you will have the chance to taste during this 4-hour walking food tour of Barranco.

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10 - Chivay

Chivay is a town in the Colca valley, capital of the Caylloma province in the Arequipa region, Peru. Located at about 3,600 m above sea level, it lies upstream of the renowned Colca Canyon. It has a central town square and an active market.

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11 - Provincia

Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín Rivers, in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

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12 - Sandboarding in Lima

Sandride Experience is the most original adventure to face yoursel, have a lot fun and improve confidence, also it's the best tour in Lima.

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13 - Miraflores

Miraflores is a district of the Lima Province in Peru. It is an exclusive residential and upscale shopping district south of downtown Lima. It is also one of the most affluent districts that make up the city of Lima. It has various hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and department stores. Miraflores is one of the main tourist attractions in Lima. Founded as San Miguel de Miraflores, it was established as a district on January 2, 1857.

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14 - Pachacamac

Pachacamac is an archaeological site 40 kilometres southeast of Lima, Peru in the Valley of the Lurín River. The site was first settled around A.D. 200 and was named after the "Earth Maker" creator god Pacha Kamaq.

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15 - Mountain Bike Tours in Lima

If you like biking and culture, you definitely should book this tour. For a good reason this is # 1 bike tour in Lima enriched by a multi-cultural friends of 5 different countries: Brazil, The Phillipines, Italy, Venezuela and of course Peru. Apart from that, you'll get to know Peruvian history in a fun and entertaining way. Not boring at all! In addition, you'll have some recommendations in relation to where to eat like a real limeño, drink a maracuya sour in a fancy place (passion fruit) and which other interesting places you can visit while staying in the City of Kings. Finally, having in mind that you will want to have a very unique experience while discovering Lima, The Bohemian Charm of Barranco & Chorrillos is a tour with no more than 8 people per group. We want you to have a personalized experience and also your health and safety is important for me due C-19 times. You won't have to worry about having big groups and solo travellers are welcome! Cheers, GogoBiking team

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16 - Lima Region

The Department of Lima is located in the central coast of Peru, its regional seat is Huacho. Lima Province, which contains the city of Lima, the country's capital, is located west of the Department of Lima; this province is autonomous and not under the jurisdiction of the Regional Government.

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17 - Circuito de Playas

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18 - Park of Love

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19 - Antonio Raimondi Park

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20 - Main Square of Lima

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