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The 10 most Instagrammable places in Lima Peru

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Lima is a city full of colors, colonial buildings and beautiful ocean views. A destination where every traveler and photography lover must go once in a lifetime. If you are wondering where to go for the best Lima Instagram photos during your trip to Lima, keep reading for our recommendations.

1. Barranco

This bohemian neighborhood is full of interesting buildings and colorful street art. Don’t forget to visit the Bridge of Sighs and also the Main Square which has a colonial style and where you will find many street artists and lively events.

<<If you want to visit Barranco with us book our Bohemian Barranco and Colorful Callao City Tour>>

2. Miraflores Boardwalk

Miraflores is the perfect place to visit some artsy cafés, beautiful parks and go for a walk near the ocean to see the colorful sunset. You will capture the most inspiring pictures here.

<<If you want to visit Miraflores with us book our Trending Flavors Walking Tour with Food Tasting >>

Credits: Kim Kim

3. Local Market

A local market in Lima is full of colors, fruits, vegetables and lots of activity. We recommend you visit the Surquillo Market or the Central Market in Lima’s Historic Centre.

<<If you want to visit the Surquillo Market or Central Market with us book our Trending Flavors Walking Tour with Food Tasting or our Flavors & Tradition City Tour with Food Tasting >>

Local Market in Lima Peru

4. Chinatown

If you want to see a bit of Chinese culture in Lima visit the Chinatown, where you will find colorful galleries and delicious snacks to showcase in your Instagram feed.

<<If you want to visit Chinatown with us book our Flavors & Tradition City Tour with Food Tasting >>

Chinatown in Lima Peru

5. Callao

Callao is a great place to discover impressive street art and murals and visit some art galleries. Don’t forget to visit the terrace in Casa Fugaz where you will have the best views of the area.

<<If you want to visit Callao with us book our Bohemian Barranco and Colorful Callao City Tour>>

6. Magic Water Circuit

This is one of the most Instagrammable places in Lima because of the different fountains and colors you can find here.  The most popular one is the one named “The Tunnel of Surprises”, a series of water arcs that create a 35 m. long tunnel of water through which you can walk. The highlight of this park is the Water Fountain show held every day. 

<<If you want to visit the Magic Water Circuit with us book our Lights, Pisco & Fun experience>>

7. Plaza Mayor

Lima’s Plaza de Armas or Main Square is a great place to take pictures of colonial architecture. Here you can also find Lima’s Cathedral, one of the most beautiful and famous attractions in this area.

<<If you want to visit the Plaza Mayor with us book our Private Classic City experience or From Miraflores: Historic Centre with your Buddy Experience >>

8. San Francisco Church

This is one of the most important examples of colonial architecture in Peru and a place where you will find many photogenic pigeons ready to star in your photos.

<<If you want to visit the San Francisco Church with us book our Private Classic City experience or From Miraflores: Historic Centre with your Buddy Experience >>

Saint Francis Church in Lima Peru

9. Cordano Tavern

This is one of Lima’s oldest bars and it was built more than 100 years ago. It is a great spot to enjoy a traditional “Butifarra” sandwich or a glass of Pisco Sour, a drink made of Peruvian Pisco. 

<<If you want to visit the Cordano Tavern with us book our Flavors & Tradition City Tour with Food Tasting >>

10. Larco Museum

The Museo Larco is a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District in Lima, Peru. The museum is housed in an 18th-century vice-royal building and has one of the most beautiful terraces where you can sit and have lunch while you look at the gardens.

<<If you want to visit Larco Museum with us book our Past & Present Peru: City Tour + Larco Museum+ Memorial Museum >>

Larco Museum Lima Peru

We hope this has served you as inspiration for your next trip to Lima Peru! Now the only thing you have to do when you arrive in our city is follow our guide, take out your camera and capture wonderful pictures.

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Lima is a city full of colors, colonial buildings and beautiful ocean views. A destination where every traveler and photography lover must go once in a lifetime. If you are wondering where to go for the best Lima Instagram photos during your trip to Lima, keep reading for our recommendations.

1. Barranco

This bohemian neighborhood is full of interesting buildings and colorful street art. Don’t forget to visit the Bridge of Sighs and also the Main Square which has a colonial style and where you will find many street artists and lively events.

<<If you want to visit Barranco with us book our Bohemian Barranco and Colorful Callao City Tour>>

2. Miraflores Boardwalk

Miraflores is the perfect place to visit some artsy cafés, beautiful parks and go for a walk near the ocean to see the colorful sunset. You will capture the most inspiring pictures here.

<<If you want to visit Miraflores with us book our Trending Flavors Walking Tour with Food Tasting >>

Credits: Kim Kim

3. Local Market

A local market in Lima is full of colors, fruits, vegetables and lots of activity. We recommend you visit the Surquillo Market or the Central Market in Lima’s Historic Centre.

<<If you want to visit the Surquillo Market or Central Market with us book our Trending Flavors Walking Tour with Food Tasting or our Flavors & Tradition City Tour with Food Tasting >>

Local Market in Lima Peru

4. Chinatown

If you want to see a bit of Chinese culture in Lima visit the Chinatown, where you will find colorful galleries and delicious snacks to showcase in your Instagram feed.

<<If you want to visit Chinatown with us book our Flavors & Tradition City Tour with Food Tasting >>

Chinatown in Lima Peru

5. Callao

Callao is a great place to discover impressive street art and murals and visit some art galleries. Don’t forget to visit the terrace in Casa Fugaz where you will have the best views of the area.

<<If you want to visit Callao with us book our Bohemian Barranco and Colorful Callao City Tour>>

6. Magic Water Circuit

This is one of the most Instagrammable places in Lima because of the different fountains and colors you can find here.  The most popular one is the one named “The Tunnel of Surprises”, a series of water arcs that create a 35 m. long tunnel of water through which you can walk. The highlight of this park is the Water Fountain show held every day. 

<<If you want to visit the Magic Water Circuit with us book our Lights, Pisco & Fun experience>>

7. Plaza Mayor

Lima’s Plaza de Armas or Main Square is a great place to take pictures of colonial architecture. Here you can also find Lima’s Cathedral, one of the most beautiful and famous attractions in this area.

<<If you want to visit the Plaza Mayor with us book our Private Classic City experience or From Miraflores: Historic Centre with your Buddy Experience >>

8. San Francisco Church

This is one of the most important examples of colonial architecture in Peru and a place where you will find many photogenic pigeons ready to star in your photos.

<<If you want to visit the San Francisco Church with us book our Private Classic City experience or From Miraflores: Historic Centre with your Buddy Experience >>

Saint Francis Church in Lima Peru

9. Cordano Tavern

This is one of Lima’s oldest bars and it was built more than 100 years ago. It is a great spot to enjoy a traditional “Butifarra” sandwich or a glass of Pisco Sour, a drink made of Peruvian Pisco. 

<<If you want to visit the Cordano Tavern with us book our Flavors & Tradition City Tour with Food Tasting >>

10. Larco Museum

The Museo Larco is a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District in Lima, Peru. The museum is housed in an 18th-century vice-royal building and has one of the most beautiful terraces where you can sit and have lunch while you look at the gardens.

<<If you want to visit Larco Museum with us book our Past & Present Peru: City Tour + Larco Museum+ Memorial Museum >>

Larco Museum Lima Peru

We hope this has served you as inspiration for your next trip to Lima Peru! Now the only thing you have to do when you arrive in our city is follow our guide, take out your camera and capture wonderful pictures.


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Yenni

"Communicating with Cesar was effortless as he was very prompt in his replies and accommodating with my last minute requests. We had Pablo as our tour guide and Pablo didn’t disappoint. He was passionate and knowledgable of the places we went and thankfully.I’ll definitely recommend this tour to everyone else in Lima who wants a fully guided experience to interesting places like Callao"

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Jessica

"This tour was awesome! Cesar was very welcoming and enhanced our stay in Lima. My girlfriend and I joined another tourist on the night time tour that included the Magic Water Circuit, street food, adult beverages, historic sites, and trendy bars. It was a unique and fun way to get to know the city. Cesar was very friendly and professional. Recommend!"

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Alex

"Really great way to get your bearings in lima. Got to see a really great part of town, enjoy Pisco sour’s, and have lots of great conversation. Pablo and Caesar care a lot about making sure their guests have the best time possible in Peru and it shows. Would really recommend this tour."

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Christopher

"Exceeded all expectations. We got to see some really cool architecture and artwork. Explained some of the history of Lima, and of the neighborhoods we visited. Overall was a great experience, would highly recommend."