5 October 2018

5 things you can do in Barranco, Lima
5 things you can do in Barranco, Lima

Barranco is the most bohemian and juvenile neighborhood of the city of Lima.

Undoubtedly, an excellent option for anyone who is hoping to have a good time during their stay in the capital.

Here we leave you 5 activities that you can do without leaving Barranco. We wait for you in Dragonfly Hostels Barranco!

Visit the artistic boutiques and museums

If you are looking for independent brands of clothing, accessories and ornaments in Barranco you will find any number of boutiques that with simple and unique designs will make you fall in love. In addition, in Barranco is also the well-known museum of Mario Testino, where you will find an unparalleled collection of his photographs.

Walk on the bridge of the sighs and descent of the baths

 This place located very close to the central square of Barranco, was the meeting point of philosophers and poets, that’s whay the name of Bridge of Sighs. You can continue to the Decent of the Baths (Bajada de Baños), a picturesque path that will take you to the best viewpoint of the beach.

Marvel with the art of the street

One of the main characteristics of the Barranco district is that by walking along several of its streets you will find graffiti and beautiful murals made by urban artists. One of the starting points to see the street art is the descent of the baths.

Visit one of the many fun bars and restaurants

And if it’s fun, Barranco bars will make you spend an unforgettable night, full of good music, charismatic people and Peruvian cocktails; Av. San Martin you will find several bars, one of the best known is Ayahuasca Bar.

On the other hand, try Peruvian cuisine is inevitable during your trip to Lima, so we recommend you go to restaurants that have those dishes representative of our cuisine, for example, one of them is Central Restaurant located on Av. Pedro of Osma 301, Barranco.

Walk along the boardwalk (Malecon)

 The activity preferred by many people who are in Barranco is to take a relaxing walk along the boardwalk; watch the sunset, ride a bike, read a book, listen to music and all this with a privileged view of the sea.


and enjoy the tour