With this article you’ll see how easy it is to get around the city starting in Barranco with the help of the map we have elaborated with our best recommendations.

Let’s begin by taking a walk along the boardwalk overlooking the Pacific Ocean, you will find the “Malecón” just 2 blocks away from the hotel. If you take your left it will lead you to the Center of Barranco in 15 minutes, and if you take your right you will get to Miraflores in less than half an hour. The “Malecón” goes all along the coast of Lima making it the prime spot to view Lima’s breathtaking sunsets, you will also see that is ideal for exercising or just take a relaxing walk.

If you decide to walk through the streets of Barranco you will be amazed by the European-inspired mansions which show different architectural styles ranging from Gothic and Tudor to Moorish. Some of them have been restored for Art Galleries, art or artisanal shops, offices and even bars and restaurants.

The Foody will also find a variety of options, from top-end famous restaurants to the classic “huarique” (local restaurant), to try the famous Peruvian cuisine. The menu of options include trendy coffee shops and bars.
If you want to venture through the city, we recommend using the Metropolitano Bus. Only 5 blocks away is Balta Station, and in 20 minutes the bus will bring you to Lima’s Historic Center, a World Heritage Site, where you can visit museums, churches and traditional restaurants. We will lend you the Bus card and give you all the tips make your ride easy.

Taking taxis is very easy in Lima with mobile apps. And we will gladly help you arrange taxis for every need as well as other full or half day activities like going to the Archeological Site of Pachacamac.
We recommend you take a look at the other articles in our Blog. You’ll find restaurants grouped by their specialties; the best bars in Lima’s bohemian district and close by museums and art galleries… and many more things to do in Lima.