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Museo Histórico Municipal
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Forum Rock Cafe
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Zig Zag information
Lonely Planet review
Upscale but not ridiculously pricey, Zig Zag is a Peruvian restaurant with European inflections that inhabits a two-story colonial house with an iron stairway designed by Gustave Eiffel (blimey, that bloke must have been busy). The menu classic is a meat selection served on a unique volcano-stone grill with various sauces. The fondues are also good. Some heretics claim it’s even better than Gastón Acurio’s Chicha.