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Tourism in Lima

1 Have a delicious cebiche

​Cebiche is one of the flagship dishes from Peru's north coast. Fish, lime, and onion are its main ingredients. You definitely must try it! At the airport you can enjoy it at the restaurants located in the international departures area and the food court. Click here for further information.

2 Drink a remarkable pisco sour

Pisco sour is one of Peru's most emblematic drinks. Its ingredients are pisco, lime juice, syrup, egg white, and ice. Several varieties are also available: maracuya sour, cinnamon sour, and aguaymanto sour, among others. 
You can try it at several restaurants and bars located at the airport's international departures area. Click here for further information.

3 Visit the Real Felipe Museum

Viceroys José Antonio Manso de Velasco and Manuel de Amat y Juniet built the Real Felipe Fortress in the 18th century to protect the city against pirate and corsair attacks. Currently it is a museum located in the Constitutional Province of Callao and run by the Peruvian Army.

4 Swim with sea wolves

The port of Callao provides the opportunity to swim with sea wolves, watch rock formations, and carry out other sea activities.

5 Visit the Government Palace

Peru's Government Palace is the seat of the Executive Power and the residence of the President of the Republic. Its main halls are open to visitors. The change of guards takes place daily at 11:45 and 17:30.

6 Visit churches and convents

The churches and convents located in Lima's historical center preserve the city's oldest art works. They showcase Lima's colonial architecture at its best.

7 Have fun at Lima's waterworks park

It holds the Guinness Record for the largest waterworks system within a park. Its 13 ornamental and interactive water fountains provide a beautiful display of music, images, and light.

8 Stroll around Barranco

Barranco is Lima's bohemian and artistic district. Walk down its streets and enjoy its intense nightlife.

9 Paraglide over Lima's seashore

Enjoy an unforgettable experience in Lima's skies. Practice this adrenaline-charged sport on the cliffs of the district of Miraflores.

10 Visit the Pachacamac archaeological sanctuary

The Pachacamac archaeological complex, made up of several mud pyramids, was used by ancient Peruvians as an oracle to predict the future. The word "Pachacamac" means "the soul that animates the World", which is why it was thought to account for the movement of the Earth.

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