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Districts in Lima

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Miraflores District

Tourist and hotel district. It has large and modern shopping areas, theatres, cinemas and art galleries. They highlight their green areas of great beauty, such as the Kennedy Park that is home to craftsmen, painters and folk groups.

Huaca Pucllana or Juliana Construction pre Inca from adobes pyramid-shaped. He was one of the most important administrative ceremonial centers of the Lima culture; it developed between 200 years and 700 A. C. understood geographical onstage by valleys of Chancay, Chillon, Rimac and Lurín.
Sometimes is setting for events and musical performances. It houses a Museum wich presents diverse pieces found in the excavations.


San Isidro District

Characterized by its areas green and exclusive residential neighborhoods include the traditional zone of El Olivar, named by centuries-old olive trees that still be towered at their parks. In recent years San Isidro has become an important tourist center and business with modern buildings, hotels, lima_peru_provinces_lima_provinces and business centres.

Huaca Huallamarca Temple of pyramidal form which chronologically corresponds to the time of beginning of regional developments. The place is the result of a series of overlapping cultural; highlighting the presence of Lima, Wari and Inca cultures. It houses a site museum exhibiting pieces found in the excavations at the site.


Pueblo Libre District

It boasts a historic centre which can appreciate various buildings and urban environments of monumental interest among which highlights the St. Mary Magdalene Church of dazzling inner ornamental beauty.


San Miguel District

Parque de las Leyendas Zoo Is home to countless species of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians, distributed according to the Peru natural regions: coast, mountains and jungle. It has services such as restaurants and picnic areas.


Barranco District

Old spa which at the beginning of the 20th century met the Lima aristocracy.
Today is the main Bohemian quarter of the city, with cosy houses and places that offer cultural and musical performances as well as discos, pubs and cafes.

Municipal Park
Opened on February 3, 1898. You can appreciate statues of Carrara marble, as "La Danaide", Venus or nymph. The library and the Church of the Holy Cross are located on its surroundings.

Bridge of sighs
Built in 1876 to join riverbanks of Ayacucho and Chapel streets. It is frequented by couples in love.

The Mirador(Viewpoint)
Located on the waterfront, behind the Ermita Church of Barranco , offers a magnificent view of the "Bajada de los Baños", wich reach the sea and the sunset.


Santiago de Surco

It retains even samples of their historical and cultural heritage. It emphasizes its historic center, as well as its culinary and wine tradition.

Friendship Park
It has a typical train station from the mountains, a locomotive steam dating back to 1926 and 3 carriages that run through some areas of the Park.
In addition, a navigable artificial lagoon and a Moorish arch 29 meters high.


Chorrillos District

Traditional district that still retains showy mansions of beginning of the Republic. Famous for its beaches and spas as La Herradura, very busy during the summer. It is home to historic Morro Solar stage for major episodes of the war with Chile (1879-1883) and it offers a unique panoramic view of the coastline.

Villa Wetlands Reserved Zone
Wetland area that shows an extensive vegetation of Cattail. It comprises 396 hectares and is a very attractive place for birders. Wetlands are one of main shelters to more than 150 species of birds, which include 30 migratory species from across the continent. They have pointed out roads and built viewpoints to receive visitors.


Lurín District

Zone of clear sky containing hills, beaches, agro-ecological parcels, breeding horses, archeological centers and ideal locations for the practice of sports and excursions outdoors. Include wine cellars, handcraft and rustic restaurants.

Pachacamac Archaeological Complex It was the most important ceremonial center of the Peruvian coast from pre-Incas times. The material used in buildings was mud. Palaces, squares and temples (some restored) can be distinguished, among which stand out the Temple of the Sun and the Acllahuasi both raised during the Inca rule (1440-1533), which form part of the best-preserved sector. It has a Museum that houses the pieces found in the excavations.


District of Cieneguilla

20 Km to the East of the city of Lima by the asphalt road towards Huarochiri (30 minutes by car).
District in the Valley of the Lurín River where you can enjoy the nature. There are zones for camping and rustic restaurants to enjoy a family day.

Puruchuco Archaeological Site
Construction of mud and adobe belonging to the Inca period (15th - 16th A.C.). Considered that it was a Palace or administrative center of singular importance in the area. Space allocation follows geometrical lines and is divided into three sectors among a set of patios and viewpoints. During the excavation recovered several human burials, characterized by found in fetal position and accompanied by various everyday objects. It has an interesting site Museum.

Archaeological Site Cajamarquilla
Built between 500 and 600 A.C, during the period of dominance in the Valley of the Lima culture. With its 167 hectares, is considered the second largest mud city complex of the Andes pre-Hispanic (after of Chan Chan, La Libertad).

Huachipa Zoo Park
It is home to over two thousand animals belonging to about 300 species, among birds, mammals, reptiles and fish.
Include the forest bird with a replica of the Peruvian rainforest and the interactive farm dedicated to children.

Villages of Chosica and Santa Eulalia
Area Recreation centers, clubs and rustic restaurants. It is an ideal place for rest and relaxation for its dry climate and inevitable sun. It also serves as a starting point to enter the central Peruvian Highlands.

Balnearies
Northbound
The resorts of Santa Rosa (km. 43) and Ancon (km. 44) stand out.
Latter quiet sea, frequented by Lima vacationers from century XIX. Actually is a small town, almost integrated to large Lima. Its heyday as a balneary was 50 and 60 years. It still retains elegant buildings and imposing Centre of motor boats, Yacht Club.

Southbound
From the km 35 of the Panamericana Sur Highway began a string of beautiful beaches prolonging uninterruptedly to the coast to the city of Cañete, 135 km from the city of Lima. There are sand and boulder with ideal waves to the practice of surfing: El Silencio (km. 41.5), Señoritas (km. 42), Peñascal (km. 51 - San Bartolo), Pico Alto beach (km. 43) and Punta Roca beach (km. 45). Many have become residential spas: Pulpos (km. 41), Santa Maria and Embajadores (km. 51), Naplo (51 km). Others have abundant services such as hotels, restaurants and entertainment centers: Punta Hermosa and Punta Negra (45 km), San Bartolo (51 km), Pucusana (57 km).







 


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