Destination: Miraflores and Barranco (with a dose of Chorrillos for good measure)

Wandering through the districts of Miraflores and Barranco it quickly becomes apparent that, when compared to the Historic Centre of Lima, they are much more affluent, tourist-centric, and set up as a hub for artists to show and sell their work. The streets in Miraflores are wider, cleaner and filled with large, modern buildings, while Barranco retains more of the colonial charm with its cobbled streets and impressive architecture.

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Destination: Lima Historic Centre

While often seen as a necessary stopover rather than a destination when travelling in and out of Peru, the Historic Centre of Lima has an exciting array of sights to see and places to explore for any travellers who take the time to get to know this unique and hectic city.

If you would like to read more about what the Historic Centre of Lima has to offer, I have written an article for Travelicious here.