Near La Candelaria, a recommended criollo performance space.
From Monday-night poetry readings to local cover bands, this ragged two-story spot has it all. When popular acts are playing, expect to pay a cover (about S10).
This indulgent series of illuminated fountains is so over-the-top it can’t help but induce stupefaction among even the most hardened traveling cynic. A dozen different fountains – all splendiferously illuminated – a…
Another good evening place, this soccer-fanatic hangout is an old-timey spot.
With live music or DJs, this popular venue draws a diverse crowd for Latin rock, tropicalismo, soul and funk.
With great bands that range from popular music to jazz and bossa nova, this hip lounge is good for a night out.
For esoteric and alternative films.
Fútbol is the national obsession, and Peru’s Estadio Nacional, off cuadras 7 to 9 of Paseo de la República, is the venue for the most important matches and other events. Teleticket has listings and sales.
Located at the junction of the Panamericana Sur and Av Javier Prado, the horse track has races three to four days a week.
In Barranco, a show that incorporates both folklórica and criollo music and dancing.