I love Miraflores
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Founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro, the modern city of Lima is a curious mix of the modern mega city with some 'islands of modernity', large but orderly slum areas and colonial architecture in the city center. Lima was the seat of the Spanish rule during 300 years, and as such it has wonderful churches, cloisters and monasteries that are worth a visit.Lima is also the best place to try the wonderful Peruvian cuisine, which has a huge variety of ingredients from coast, mountain and Amazon regions. The cold sea current in front of Peru's large coast makes the sea very rich in fish and seafood, which have a great taste due to the special plankton they eat. Fish and seafood restaurants are therefore worth the time, and not expensive.Lima has also a great subtropical climate, it is never too warm or too cold. People in Lima do not use raincoats or umbrellas, since rain is rare. In fact, Lima is built upon a valley surrounded by an extremely arid desert.
Recommendations / Tips
Mangos Restaurant - Laco Mar, Miraflores. The best cuisine!Sergent Peppers nightclub - in Barranco distrinct.Cafe La Maquina - funky cafe serving yummy sandwiches and fresh juices with great wacky artwork on display.