A cliffside lookout set amidst walking and cycling paths, look overhead to see paragliders on clear days.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Lima attractions

1. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo

0.54 MILES

The permanent collection at MAC is a quick study but visiting exhibits, such as a David LaChapelle retrospective, are major draws. There's also a good on…

2. Lookout

0.54 MILES

A cliffside lookout set amidst walking and cycling paths.

3. Parque del Amor

0.58 MILES

Protected from the ocean breeze by a colorful wall of mosaics, this park in Miraflores is the ideal place to walk hand in hand with that special someone…

4. Choco Museo

0.86 MILES

On-site chocolate production is the draw of this ‘museum’ selling fondue and fair-trade hot cocoa. French-owned, it is well known for organic chocolate…

5. Casa de Ricardo Palma


This house was the home of the Peruvian author Ricardo Palma from 1913 until his death in 1919. A listless tour is included in the price.

7. Puente de los Suspiros

1.22 MILES

A block west of the main plaza, look for this renovated, narrow wooden bridge over an old stone stairway that leads to the beach. Especially popular with…

8. Museo Mario Testino

1.48 MILES

Though quite small, this is a wonderful museum dedicated to the work of world-renowned photographer Mario Testino, a native of Peru and a barranquino. The…