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San Isidro

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Address: Av Paseo de Republica, Lima, Peru

Elegant and charming residential neighborhood located north of Lima...

Elegant and charming residential neighborhood located north of Lima features neo-classic architecture, cobblestone streets, excellent dining, good shopping and the Huaca Hallamarma, a restored pre-Inca pyramid that now serves as a small museum of Indian artifacts.

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San Isidro is a beautiful and safe place. It's a place where are the big companies of Lima. It has good restaurants too.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

San Isidro is a beautiful and safe place. It's a place where are the big companies of Lima. It has good restaurants too.

Thank Cristhian Z
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

San Isidro is one of the cleanest and most protected areas of the Lima principalities. There are many Embassies (photos not allowed to be taken), some small, formerly single home residence and other large and very well guarded like the Russian and the Japanese Embassy. (American Embassy is huge and in another district).

Thank Richard T
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104 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is the most Beautiful district in Lima, full if life, trendy restaurants, cafes, bars, gyms, You name it ! Recomend it 10 out of 10

Thank Milka S
Brisbane, Australia
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1,805 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Worth exploring this upmarket part of town , great parks gardens and shopping not to mention the numerous places to eat

Thank Michael S
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is an upmarket suburb of Lima, here you will find some nice apartments, homes, embassys, gardens, golf courses and nice parks.

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State of Rio de Janeiro
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very beautiful and upscale area, but not within walking distance from main night attractions in Lima. If you stay in Miraflores it is more central, but nothing than Uber can't solve. Less than 10 soles rides for most locations

Thank Mtelepho
Banner Elk, North Carolina
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59 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a beautiful area to walk around, and feels very safe. Lovely parks, interesting architecture, and clean.

Thank Halfcup
Surrey, Canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is more upscale residential area of Lima, with nice housing and shopping mall. My preference is Miraflores, more open parks and ocean views. This is a safe area for restaurants and shopping.

Thank garywing
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is the most affluent suburb of Lima. Lots of people with money here, beautiful houses, apartments. Best spot is by the Golf.

Thank Jemimacosta84
Delray Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Mainly a residential neighborhood but it houses the Museo Oro which is a fantastic museum. A private collection of one individual.

Thank Rschagrin

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