Are you thinking of going on a getaway to Peru? Then make sure you take some time to explore its thriving capital city. With over 8 million people living in 43 districts, Lima is one of South America's largest and most vibrant metropolises. There's always something to do. And if you do find that you've gone off the beaten path, don't worry. You're never far away from Lima's impeccably preserved colonial center. So what are you waiting for? Look for great hotels in Lima, and get ready for your adventure in the "City of Kings."
Out and About in Lima
When you're visiting a city that's larger than New York City, you'll find that there's quite a lot to see. If you're looking to learn more about the culture of Peru, start your trip close to downtown in Puerto Libre, so you're near all the best Lima hotels. Visit Museo Larco, a museum with many fascinating exhibits. You can even take a guided tour in English or Spanish. Enjoying your cultural excursion? After you're done exploring Museo Larco, check out the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History. It's less than a mile away.
Eating and Drinking
No trip to Lima is complete without a few visits to the local street-food vendors. Head to Polvos Azules market for the most options, and be sure to try out some of the amazingly inexpensive and fresh ceviche. Polvos Azules is also one of Lima's top shopping centers, so you can get some great souvenirs while you're there. For the most kicking nightlife, go to Miraflores for its bars, pubs, open-air cafes, and even clubs. You're sure to find something that tickles your fancy.
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