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...
Instituto Cultural Peruano-Norteamericano
Perhaps the biggest of the foreign cultural institutes, with expansive libraries, a video archive, Spanish courses, art exhibits, and...
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...
Another vintage bar renowned for popularizing pisco sours. Intimate and old-world, it’s lined with stained-glass windows and tended by a...
In an 18th-century building, this very simple and unusual eatery is run by French Carmelite nuns. Expect French and other continental...
Miró Quesada 410 · interesting places nearby
A restored 19th-century mansion houses this modern-yet-intimate two-room restaurant that caters to journalists from the nearby offices of El Comercio . There is no à la carte dining, just a rotating daily list of well-executed Peruvian–Italian specialties that always includes a vegetarian option in the mix. Freshly squeezed juices accompany this well-tended feast. Excellent value; highly recommended.