Most backpackers can't wait to leave Lima and discover the rest of Peru, but this city has much more to offer than most people realise. Want to know where to find the best brunch, most amazing ice cream or coolest street art? This article has it all, and much more!
Lima - the capital of Peru - is one of the largest urban areas in South America and, perhaps, one of the busiest on its Pacific coast. Lima's colonial architecture dominates the downtown part and harmoniously coexists with the city's modern lifestyle and fast pace of life. Apart from architecture, the city is particularly known for its colorful food scene, comprising both traditional and sophisticated international cuisine.