Lima: Exploring Miraflores, Lima

Miraflores is the most attractive district for tourists in all of Lima. The district offers phenomenal views of the ocean, as well as amazing seashore restaurants, shops, parks, and interesting archaeological sites.
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Lima: Exploring Miraflores Map

Guide Name: Lima: Exploring Miraflores
Guide Location: Peru » Lima (See other walking tours in Lima)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 10
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Author: vickyc
Huaca Pucllana

1) Huaca Pucllana (must see)

Huaca Pucllana is an archaeological site dating circa 200-700 AD, located in the Miraflores district of Lima. The staggering seven platform pyramid is made of adobe (small, handmade bricks, dried in the sun) and clay, and was popularly known as the place for ritual games. The mega structure stands almost 22 meters high, and is divided into two sections: one for ceremonial and the other for administrative use. The ceremonial section contains benches and deep pits that were designated for...   view more
Handicraft Gallery at Huaca Pucllana

2) Handicraft Gallery at Huaca Pucllana (must see)

Huaca Pucllana features a handicraft gallery with objects from ancient cultures of Peru. Some of the items in the gallery date back to 400 AD. Aside from the gallery, Huaca Pucllana is a treasure in itself. The archaeological discovery is an ancient pyramid ruin and a must-see while in Lima.
Visiting hours: Wed. to Mon. 9:00 A.M. – 5:00...   view more
Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma

3) Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma

Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma is another fantastic site for Peruvian art. Located in the Miraflores District, Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma offers art from local talent. Inside the gallery, visitors will admire a pleasant collection of paintings, photography, and contemporary prints.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00...   view more
Casa Museo Ricardo Palma

4) Casa Museo Ricardo Palma

For those interested in the arts and literature of Peru, a visit to the quaint, small town of Miraflores is one of the definite must-dos. Tourists are particularly encouraged to visit the Museo Casa Ricardo Palma, which at one point was the home of famous Peruvian scholar, author, politician and librarian, Ricardo Palma. The early 20th century museum has the look of a 'rancho' and is housed in a one story building with large windows, stucco moldings and high bars made of wrought iron.
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Park Kennedy Crafts Market

5) Park Kennedy Crafts Market

In the central part of Kennedy Parque, tourists will locate a small craft market known as Park Kennedy Crafts Market. Owners begin to sell local crafts at about 5 p.m and often work as late as 11 p.m. The market is a great destination at night and a perfect area for...   view more
Iglesia de la Virgen Milagrosa

6) Iglesia de la Virgen Milagrosa

The Church of Virgin Milagrosa is located in Kennedy Park. The building is very well decorated and worth a visit - if nothing less than for its impressive architecture. The Church of Virgin Milagrosa is also the largest church in the district of...   view more
Miraflores Municipal Gallery

7) Miraflores Municipal Gallery (must see)

The Miraflores Municipal Gallery is also known as the Luis Miro Quesada Garland Hall, as the gallery is located inside this building. The Miraflores Municipal Gallery is a very popular tourist destination. The collection includes both work from local artists, as well as artists from...   view more
Jazz Zone Club

8) Jazz Zone Club

The Jazz Zone Club offers several different live bands which range from blues to experimental jazz. The club prefers classic king, however contemporary jazz is also a popular genre at the club. The Jazz Zone Club serves outstanding drinks and appetizers, and is one of the few places where you may get the chance to hear an old wooden box-like drum, known as the jam...   view more
Centro Comercial el Suche

9) Centro Comercial el Suche

Located at Avenida La Paz, Miraflores, Centro Comercial El Suche features a wide variety of antiques, including a wide range of antique jewelry, objets d’art and many more. In addition, you can also find a selection of ethic and indigenous art and beautiful jewelry. The business, which was founded in 1974 by Giannoni Tame and the family Villaran de la Puente, was carried on by the Villarans and the company Representacines Turisticas, before being inherited by the sons of Villaran who continued...   view more
Parque del Amor

10) Parque del Amor (must see)

“The eternal happiness in life is to love and be loved”, so is the famous saying by George Sand. If you wish to express love to your sweetheart like you've never done before or to make them feel special, then make your way to Parque del Amor in Miraflores, Lima. This lovers' park is laid out on the cliffs of Chorrillos, creating an illusion of floating over the Pacific Ocean. Environed by walls inscribed with love quotes, it is virtually breathing romance.

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Walking Tours in Lima, Peru

Create Your Own Walk in Lima

Create Your Own Walk in Lima

Creating your own self-guided walk in Lima is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Lima Museums

Lima Museums

The capital of Peru is Lima. The city has a rich history of pre-Columbian heritage as well as a former oasis for American Indian culture. In 1535, the area was conquered by Francisco Pizarro - a Spanish conquistador - and officially became known as Lima.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Souvenir Shopping

Souvenir Shopping

It would be a pity to leave Lima without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Lima, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.7 km
Miraflores Souvenir Shopping

Miraflores Souvenir Shopping

Tourists will indulge themselves in a number of traditional items from across Peru when shopping in Lima. Miraflores, a district in Lima, attracts a large number of tourists each year due to its abundance of shops. The markets range from boutiques, artisan markets, antique shops, jewelry, and clothes. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Lima, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Cultural Tour of Lima

Cultural Tour of Lima

Lima is renown for its various mysteries and places of high cultural value. This tour will take you for a walk around charming Pueblo Libre district and its most interesting attractions.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Lima, the capital of Peru, is a huge, thriving metropolis established by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535. The carefully preserved city center has retained much of its original colonial character set in the stones of numerous Baroque and Renaissance cathedrals, colonial mansions and palaces, many of which are included in this city orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
The Romance of Lima

The Romance of Lima

Located on the shore of the Pacific Ocean, Lima makes it the ideal place for a couple to spend some memorable time together. Tourists may walk along the beaches, visit the park of lovers, and/or spend an evening in a restaurant with beautiful view of the sea.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km

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