El Carmen District, Chincha Alta

#11 of 16 in Neighborhoods in Peru
Experience the music, dance, and food of El Carmen District, a cultural hub of Afro-Peruvian culture. Visit the many haciendas in the area with hosts who thrive in representing their culture--often with dancing lessons or an impromptu music performance for guests. Soak up the traditional music and dance through the occasional traditional festivals in the area, and be sure to treat yourself to a meal of local cuisine at nearby restaurants. To visit El Carmen District on your trip to Chincha Alta, use our Chincha Alta trip planner .
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  • I loved this little town. The food at Afrika in the plaza was very yummy and the people are so lovely. Was great to experience Afro-Peruvian zapatoes at Guillermo Santa Cruzs house. We stayed for abou...  more »
  • Culturally there to visit and place, being one of the places where was created the province of bothers; characterized by its food and dancing, being the tap one of the main attractions to be a dance of afro-Peruvian fusion
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  • Nice place, nice people, has a small main square and the Church, what I liked most is the hacienda san José, highly recommended
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