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Barranco, Lima

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Most cities have a bohemian district, but few are built into a ravine like Barranco, the artistic neighborhood minutes from the center of Lima. Once a holiday spot for Lima's elite, the area was consumed by the urban sprawl and was taken over by artists and bohemians, giving it the easy spirit it enjoys today. Take a walk along the famous Bridge of Sighs, which connects two cliffs, then grab a drink at one of the neighborhood's trendy, colorful bars. Don't miss the neighborhood's beaches, which attract keen surfers from around the world. Use our Lima vacation generator to arrange your visit to Barranco and other attractions in Lima.
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  • Barranco is the place of the Bohemia in Lima.' Its numerous bars, restaurants and cafes provide a special touch. It is mandatory to visit him at night.
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  • Barranco is a nice neighborhood to walk around day or go on some of the bars at night. Has some interesting trades also.
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  • The only few "bodegas" left in Lima are in this neighbourhood. Great restaurants, pubs and bars. Our bicycle tour guide took us through this neighbourhood. More of a local flavour than in Miraflores.  more »