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Lima

South America
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Rank in Peru

1

Rank in South America

36

World Rank

Currency
Nuevo Sol(PEN)
Weather
Clear 18℃
Time
18:38 PM (GMT -05:00)
Electric Socket
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)... Read more


About Lima

The alluring capital of Peru is steeped in a rich colonial heritage justifies the title "City of Kings." Lima today truly embodies a harmonious fusion of old and new emerging as an international must-see tourist hot spot. The colonial architectural masterpieces along with churches and museums juxtaposed alongside colorful water parks, luxury hotels and festivals. It is named the world's top culinary destination with gastronomical delights ranging from gourmet to street food. Lima boasts of tourist-friendly hotels, hiking trails, paragliding, and bicycle tours for the adventure seeker. It comprises impressive Bohemian beaches, panoramic ocean views, Victorian restaurants, and national parks. These destinations all beckon the discerning traveler. All this with helpful locals in a safe, clean, unhurried but thriving city.

Continent Country
South America Peru
Airport Name / IATA Code
Jorge Chavez International Airport LIM


Lima
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
May, June, July, August, and September: The winter is the driest season and therefore the best time of year to travel.
Moderate time to visit
December, January, February, and March: Summer is warmer, but is also the wettest season, with frequent heavy showers.
Worst time to visit
April, October, and November: The weather can be unpredictable with varying conditions.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 20 20 20 18 17 16 16 15 15 16 17 19
Maximum temprature (℃) 26 27 26 25 22 21 19 19 20 21 23 25
Rain fall (mm) 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Population
9.75 (Millions)
Official Language
Spanish
Spoken Language
Spanish is spoken by... Read more
Other Language
Quechua, Aymara, Ura... Read more
Police
105
Ambulance
106
Taxi
Start Tariff: PEN 7.... Read more

Yes

Yes

Yes

Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.57
Cup of Coffee USD 1.14
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.14
Rice/Kg USD 1.14
White Bread USD 134.85
Eggs (12) USD 1.70
Combo Meal USD 4.54
Fine Dining USD 19.87
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.57
Domestic Beer USD 1.70
Imported Beer USD 3.41
Bottle of Wine USD 7.67
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 3.41
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 1.42
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.57
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 346.35
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Explore the Street Art of Barranco
  • Dine in the Shadow of a Peruvian Pyramid
  • Enjoy the Lima Marathon 
  • Have a look at the Lima International Book Fair
  • Go to the Lima Film Festival when it is on
  • Feria Taurino del Señor de los Milagros
  • Go for paragliding
Shopping
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Souvenir Suggestions
  • Alpaca clothing. Sweaters, hats, scarves, and blankets are unique to the area and last for a very long time.
  • Chullo hats with ear flaps.
  • Backpacks made from the traditional textiles.
  • Bold paintings.
  • Musical instruments like wooden flutes, a panpipe made from reed tubes, etc.
  • Retablos are brightly colored wooden boxes that depict religious, historical. It also depicts everyday events.
  • Carved gourds as decorative pieces.
  • Weaved rugs, throws and wall hangings.
  • The national drink Pisco.
  • Cocoa candy and pink salt.
  • Inca crosses with bold designs and geometric shapes.
  • Andean dolls.
  • Friendship bracelets.
  • Alpaca dolls and hand puppets.

Tourist attractions in Lima

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