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Travel Tips: Lima, Peru
Lima is home world-renown culinary delicacies, great weather, and interesting architecture making it a great, not to mention budget-friendly, tourist destination.
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Coast Verde

Lima's walkable and bikeable coast spans four districts, each with its own character. Grassy parks and a bike path separate a coastal bluff from the "Malecon" road in San Isidro and Miraflores, the wealthiest districts.

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Parque Kennedy

At the heart of Miraflores' commercial district, probably Lima's best people-watching venue. It is lined by cafes, restaurants, bookstores, and the Virgen Milagrosa Church.

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Agua Dulce Beach

March 11, 2011:  This file photo shows beach chairs along Agua Dulce beach in Lima, Peru. There are plenty of things to do and see around Lima for free, from parks to plazas, starting with the Pacific Ocean.

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Pacific Ocean Coast

Feb. 25, 2001: file photo shows beachgoers enjoying the warm weather on the Pacific Ocean coast in Lima, Peru.

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Plaza de Armas

April 14, 2012: This file photo shows participants playing their cajons, a box-shaped percussion instrument of Afro-Peruvian origin, in hopes of beating their country's 2009 Guinness World Record for the world's largest cajon ensemble during the Fifth International Festival of the Peruvian Cajon at the Plaza de Armas in Lima, Peru.

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Spanish Inquisition Museum

April 14, 1997: This file photo shows an exhibit depicting torture from the Inquisition era is shown at the Inquisition Museum in downtown Lima, Peru. There are plenty of things to do and see around Lima for free, from parks to plazas, and museums, like the Spanish Inquisition museum

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Spanish Inquisition Museum

May 18, 2010: This file photo shows a child next aside a figure of a tortured man at the Spanish Inquisition museum in Lima. All museums in Peru celebrate the International Museum day by allowing free visitors throughout the day. There are plenty of things to do and see around Lima for free, from parks to plazas, and museums, like the Spanish Inquisition museum

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Travel Tips: Lima, Peru

Lima is home world-renown culinary delicacies, great weather, and interesting architecture making it a great, not to mention budget-friendly, tourist destination.

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