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Lima is a city with interesting places to know

Many tourists don't know the attractions that the city of Lima, many believe it is only a city that necessarily come as a connection to be able to go to another city of Peru better promoted, but not, this city was called City of Reyes, was founded on January 18 of 1535, was the capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru and the largest and most important city in South America during the Spanish regime.

It is recommended to tourists who do not have a tour booked and travel on their own, reports online, free information offered by the hostels in Lima and the tourist guides, one of which is the Lonely Planet guide, very informative, it is help much, with regard to transport is not complicated, they have common buses of the great ones in every city, a public car called combis and taxis are very cheap, this is no excuse for not knowing the city, book some days more in their hostel in Lima and enjoy the city.

Touristic districts to know in lima peru

Among the busiest and most popular tourist districts are: Miraflores, Barranco, Lima's Historical Center.

Miraflores

Centrally located, adjacent to the ocean, has commercial and residential areas and is very safe, here are a mix of everything, you can visit museums a Mano and Enrico Poli Bianchi, the Huaca Pucllana, with respect to a variety of cuisine, a variety of restaurantes and we recommended cevicheria many of them can be found on Calle La Mar, the nightlife is also varied, with bars and nightclubs, you can stroll along the beach where you can go surfing and parasailing on the cliffs the coast, it is these features that most tourists stay in hostels in Miraflores.

Barranco

A bohemian district has access to the Ocean, in the center you can find the boulevard with bars and nightclubs, this district is typical to keep the architecture of old houses. You can visit La bajada de los ba�os is a path that leads to the sea surrounded by bars and restaurants also El puente delos supiros (bridge) which dates from 1876.

The Historic Center of Lima

Characterized by maintaining colonial houses where we can see the balconies of the time, is a district that should be present in the agenda of the tourist, here you will find the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, the Church of San Francisco, The Museum of the Inquisition, The Lima Art Museum, Museum of Italian Art, Chinatown, water sources, you can visit some restaurants and bars you'll find around the Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, as the Queirolo bar, the Gran Hotel Bolivar, the Munich, among others.

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