Although often overlooked as a vacation destination, seaside Lima is a fun, lively city with diverse cuisine, including ceviche, the city's specialty. Read more
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During the day, tourists and locals check out museums, shop (Lima is known for its silver and gold jewelry), and stroll through the city's many parks, including Parquet del Amor, a favorite among couples. The city's history dates back to much earlier than the arrival of the Spanish, and the ancient temple ruins at Huaca Huallamarca are also a popular stop for tourists, as are the beaches in Miraflores and Barranco during the summer months.