Parque de la Cultura
Museo de Arte de Lima
Known locally as MALI, Lima’s principal fine-art museum is housed in a striking beaux-arts building that was recently renovated....
Museo de Arte Italiano
Just north of MALI, the Museo de Arte Italiano exhibits a tepid collection of 19th- and 20th-century Italian academic art. Its best...
El Circuito Mágico del Agua
This indulgent series of illuminated fountains is so over the top it can’t help but induce stupefaction among even the most hardened...
Las Brisas del Titicaca
The best folklórica show in Lima is at this peña near Plaza Bolognesi in downtown.
Cevichería la Choza Nautica
A surprisingly bright spot in a slightly dingy area, this popular cevichería, tended to by bow-tied waiters, offers more than a dozen...
Parque de la Cultura information
Lonely Planet review
Originally known as Parque de la Exposición, this newly revamped park has gardens and a small amphitheater for outdoor performances. Two of Lima’s major art museums reside here.