Lima/Miraflores

Miraflores is a suburb or barrio of Lima the capital city of Peru. Miraflores is known as Ciudad Heroica or the Heroic City. There are many parks, gardens, high rise apartment buildings, hotels, restaurants and shops. Situated on the coast, Miraflores is considered to be one of the finest districts of Lima and is very popular with tourists.

Get in

To get to Miraflores from the airport or bus terminal or wherever it is that you arrived in Lima is as simple as taking a taxi or bus. A taxi from the airport should cost a maximum of S/.50.00, S/.30.00 if you're good at bargaining. A taxi from the Javier Prado Cruz del Sur bus terminal should set you back between S/.5.00 and S/.10.00.

See

Pucllana

Cultural centers

Museums

Do

Many shopping malls have cinemas, bars, bowling even nightclubs, see the subsection Shop, in the section Buy

Paragliding and Hang gliding:

Most flights are done from the cliffs at Miraflores, next to Parque del Amor.

Miscellaneous:

Buy

There are a number of markets for buying Peruvian artesania, souvenirs, jewelry, and handicrafts along Av. Petit Thouars in Miraflores, a short walk from Parque Kennedy. The biggest - and arguably best - of these is Mercado Indio, a huge expanse of small tiendas selling everything Peruvian - sweaters, blankets, etc.

Shop

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Mid-range

Splurge

Connect

Internet

Parque Kennedy has free wifi internet access.

Other

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