Forget Machu Picchu—You Should Visit Lima, Peru, Instead; Laura Itzkowitz; Architectural Digest

Peru – Historic Centre of Lima

With its burgeoning food and creative scenes, incredible hotels, exceptional architecture, and natural beauty, this South American metropolis is impossible to ignore.

Machu Picchu may be on every traveler’s bucket list, but Lima is coming into the spotlight as Peru’s modern, must-visit city. The historic city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site lined with brightly colored colonial buildings and ornate churches, pre-Columbian pyramids offer a glimpse into the city’s past, El Malécon boasts stunning views of the Pacific coastline, and the bohemian neighborhood of Barranco is full of trendy galleries, shops, and bars. Plus, the city is a gourmand’s paradise, with an incredible array of restaurants by some of the world’s best chefs. Ahead, what to do when you touch down.


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