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. Before you head to Lima, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Lima trip itinerary builder website , to make sure you see all that Lima has to offer, including Bridge of Sighs.
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  • the bridge is beautiful, apparently locals have certain superstitions concerning, is fun to stroll there, especially at night, nightlife in lima is very active and close to the bridge is all lit and there are many places to eat or take a swallow, another one of the must-see in lima.
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  • The ravine area is a nice place to see the sunsets in Lima when it is not cloudy (something that occurs very often in this city). The promenade of the bridge itself isn't anything too important, but the area has numerous restaurants overlooking the sea where you can go to take a drink while enjoying the sunset. I recommend not visit him on weekends because the amount of people who wander through the place can be a bit overwhelming.
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  • Small wooden bridge that passes climbs a natural elevation in the Ravine and where you can enjoy the picturesque skyline neighborhood 360 degrees
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One of Peru's most expensive destinations, Lima offers accommodations that range from modern hotel high-rises to family-run guesthouses. Most visitors stay in Barranco, Miraflores, or San Isidro, three of the city's safest and prettiest neighborhoods, which offer a good selection of budget lodgings. For something truly authentic, look for hotels located in restored mansions, many of which offer pleasant rooms overlooking manicured enclosed gardens, ideal for enjoying romantic meals or hosting small private parties.
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