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San Isidro, Lima

4.4
#3 of 6 in Neighborhoods in Lima
San Isidro may have become Lima's financial center, but it is also home to neo-classical architecture, cobbled streets, and local artists. Here you will find Wak'a Wallamarka, a 4th-century burial temple that houses a collection of Indian artifacts on display for visitors. Walk the charming side streets of this neighborhood, visit its museums, and experience its fine dining and shopping options. With famous residents like Fernando de Szyszlo, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, José García Belaúnde, and Francisco Tudela, this district has become a cultural hub in Lima. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to San Isidro by using our Lima trip planner.
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  • There are basically two good areas to be in Lima, one is San Isidro and the other one is Miraflores.  more »
  • Half of the foreign embassies are located here and some of Lima's best restaurants and sports clubs. One of the tonier neighborhoods to live in. One of South America's oldest golf clubs is located.....  more »
  • The place is very nice with lots of parks, places to relax and residencial areas around. A very nice and pleasant neighbourhood.  more »
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