Lima, Peru’s capital, blends rich history, vibrant culture, and renowned cuisine. Its UNESCO-listed historic centre boasts colonial architecture, grand plazas, and ornate churches, providing a glimpse into Lima’s colonial past. The city’s culinary scene is legendary, offering a diverse array of flavours and ingredients, from world-famous ceviche to the beloved Pisco sour cocktail.

Recently, Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 were announced in Rio de Janeiro, where Peru placed nine (09) restaurants in the prestigious culinary list. Maido, Mitsuharu “Micha" Tsumura’s Nikkei Cuisine, claimed top spot. The list also includes KjolleMayta, MéritoOssoMilLa MarRafael and Cosme. Whereas, while Central, as “the best restaurant in the world", was not eligible to participate in this category, it did step directly into the hall of fame as the Best of the Best. Lima is a paradise for foodies, and we are happy to take you!

Lima’s historic centre was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. As you wander the main plaza and Plaza San Martin it is hard not to wonder about its diverse architecture.  

Visit Casa de Aliaga, one of Lima’s most historic houses. It has been owned by the family Aliaga and their descendants since Francisco Pizarro granted this ancient temple to one of his followers Jerónimo de Aliaga in 1535.

Visit the Larco Herrera Museum. The collection allows the understanding of 3,000 years of the Peruvian pre-Columbian history in an intuitive way. Its masterpieces are considered worldwide icons of pre-Inca art and have been displayed in the world’s most renowned museums.

In addition to its historical and culinary attractions, Lima showcases a thriving cultural scene, with museums, art galleries, and theatres showcasing traditional and contemporary works. Neighbourhoods like Barranco and Miraflores offer a mix of bohemian charm and modern sophistication, with lively art scenes and stunning coastal views. Lima’s natural beauty can be enjoyed along its Pacific coastline, featuring cliffs, beaches, and scenic parks perfect for outdoor activities and romantic strolls.

With its captivating history, vibrant culture, and gastronomic delights, Lima promises a memorable and enriching experience for travellers. Whether exploring historic streets, savouring the diverse culinary offerings, or immersing oneself in the city’s vibrant arts scene, Lima offers a unique and captivating destination.