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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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  • This very cosmopolitan shopping mall has anything you need. The only thing missing is more Peruvian stores. There are plenty of restaurants with water views. Great place to watch the sunset over the o...  more »
  • We drank at a restaurant called Cala really great with an exceptional panorama we were practically on the Pacific
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  • Is one of the few places in Lima of those who liked visit when am by there. Particularly the malecon I is a must-see whenever I visited Lima.
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