Palacio Torre Tagle
The most immaculate of Lima’s historic casonas was completed in 1735, with its ornate baroque portico (the best one in Lima) and...
Iglesia de San Pedro
This small 17th-century church is considered to be one of the finest examples of baroque colonial-era architecture in Lima. Consecrated...
Museo Banco Central de Reserva del Perú
Housed in a graceful bank building, the Museo Banco Central de Reserva del Perú is a well-presented overview of several millennia of...
Another vintage bar renowned for popularizing pisco sours. Intimate and old-world, it’s lined with stained-glass windows and tended by a...
A no-frills veggie pit stop serving hearty stews, pastas and veggie renditions of the potato salads known as causas . There’s no sign;...
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L’Eau Vive information
In an 18th-century building, this very simple and unusual eatery is run by French Carmelite nuns. Expect French and other continental specialties (think coquilles St Jacques ) with Peruvian influences. The food isn’t jaw-dropping, but the real reason to come is to enjoy the strange serenade. Every night, after dinner (at around 9pm), the nuns gather to sing ‘Ave Maria.’