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Bridge of Sighs, Lima

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Hold your breath as you cross Bridge of Sighs, and if you make it to the other side without exhaling, your true love might just appear before your eyes. In deference to a local legend, unmarried women looking for love attempt to cross the red wooden bridge in one breath, releasing the sighs that give the bridge its name as they reach the other side. If your dream partner doesn't appear within a few minutes of your crossing, console yourself by returning to the center of the bridge and gazing west. You'll enjoy a view over the Pacific Ocean as other breathless hopefuls pass behind you. Plan your visit to Bridge of Sighs and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lima itinerary builder.
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  • I don't know if it was the time I spent there, but I've heard so much of this bridge I imagined something different. The bridge is a wooden alley in the neighborhood of Barranko, but there's no attraction around, no biggie honestly. I think it's been worth the trip if you're in Barranko or in any tour pass by there, but certainly not consider a place worth ' investing ' time in Lima. Is beautiful, nothing special.
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  • Ravine has always been known as the Bohemian district of Lima, with many outdoor activities; a simple walk around the Park and its surroundings as the bridge of sighs is without a doubt the best choice at any time of the day especially in the evening. Magical, romantic and charming.
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  • This is a very nice tour, good restaurants and very nice people... is a ravine must!
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