Miraflores District, Lima


Miraflores is a famous and busy neighborhood in the capital of Peru, Lima. Miraflores is also famous as Ciudad Heroica or Heroic City in English. The name of the district literally means "to watch flowers". It is named so for it is full of flowers, greenery and gardens. Miraflores lies on the coast of Pacific Ocean and is very popular among tourists.

To acknowledge city's natural landscape and the looks of Pacific Ocean take a walk through the coastline to the city's lighthouse.

The highlight of the city is its central park, Kennedy Park. It lies in downtown Lima. The park regularly hosts flea markets and art exhibitions! One of the most curious attractions of the park is that it is full of cats all around.

Another attraction in the district is the Park of Love or locally Parque del Amor. It is a small park with romantic setting that offers nice views of the Pacific Ocean. It also features walls with romantic poetry mosaics on it. In the middle of the park stands a large statue of a man and woman hugging. The park looks like Barcelona's Parque Güell.

Miraflores is also full of sunny and sandy beaches, that are very popular among surfers!

You can shop here local souvenirs and try traditional cuisine. Dining in Miraflores is an exciting experience. You can try the restaurant Tanta to try traditional dishes like Lomo Saltado and Aji de Gallina at reasonable prices.

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Miraflores tours

City Sightseeing Lima Open-Top Bus Tour

Discover Lima's rich history and beauty on this exciting City Sightseeing tour by open-top bus! Choose from two tour options, each giving you the chance to see some of the city's most famous landmarks. Visit the old historic center and the Monestary of San Francisco (Convento de San Francisco), see...

Small-Group Lima Coast Bike Tour

Jump on a bicycle and see Lima in a different way! Ride along Lima’s sublime coast and take in its interesting heritage and artistic enclaves on a small-group cycling tour that includes stunning scenery. Experience Lima’s rich, expressive culture and discover vibrant neighborhoods on this fun and...

El Malecon Bike Ride and El Morro Hill Hike from Lima

Discover the diversity of Lima behind its touristic facades on a friendly tour on two wheels. Biking along El Malecon de Miraflores (the cliffs) is one of the coolest things to do in Lima and hike El Morro in Chorrillos to see 360° panoramic view of Lima!

Lima Shanty Town Tour

Explore the real Lima and meet the friendly locals on this 3.5-hour guided tour of a shanty town in the city. This eye-opening experience challenges common preconceptions about such poor working class areas. Your visit contributes to the community, as a percentage of the tour cost is given to...

Lima Cooking Class with a Local Family

Instead of dining out again, prepare and savor a home-cooked meal during your stay in Lima. On this 4-hour guided cooking class tour, discover the unique spices of Peruvian cuisine at a bustling local market in Miraflores. Then take a city bus to a family home in a tourist-free neighborhood and take...

Nazca Lines Air Tour with Transport from Lima

See the mysterious and awe-inspiring Nazca Lines from the air on this tour from Lima. After the drive down the Peruvian coast from Lima to Paracas, take off over the lines (or geoglyphs, to get scientific) aboard a Cessna plane. As you fly over the Nazca Desert drawings, a UNESCO World Heritage site,...

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