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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...more
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San Isidro
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All reviews nice neighborhood olive trees upper class upmarket suburb residential area of lima astrid y gaston a great place to stay nice church safe place lots of shops walk around shopping mall visiting lima embassies district parks el
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Isidro is home to Lima's upper class and wealthy. Like Miraflores, one feels safe and undiminished by this architecturally beautiful neighborhood. This district houses private homes, business associations ( former residences that have become too expensive to maintain by private citizens), embassies, hotels and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fred_Kadin
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Haschanged a lot in 40 years. Used to be mostly residential with fine houses and a few restaurants. Now many of those mansions have been turned into small offices or raised and the area turned into shopping mall. Restaurants everywhere and some like Astrid y...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Nice area. Upscale like Miraflores with a lot of business commerce taking place here. I enjoyed the time spent here as there is also quite a few things to do/see/explore.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 9 July 2018

High class district of Peru. Very quite. Beautiful parks, shopping centers, restaurants. Nice play to stay.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ledgarddecossioc
Reviewed 5 July 2018

One of the landmarks of Lima and definitely worth visiting. Any city tour will take you through this area. The entire area is also known after this monument.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kalindi D
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Along with Miraflores (to the south), San Isidro is a great place to be in when visiting Lima. It is the financial district of Lima with many banks and companies, along with many foreign embassies in the municipality. It has many nice homes and high-rise...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank geotech522
Reviewed 19 June 2018

San Isidro is a beautiful, upscale neighborhood in Lima. Even more so than Miraflores. It is where all of the consulates are and it has a golf course and many upscale restaurants, grocery shopping and attractions. We walked to the Huacuana pyramid and back at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Charlene L
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We saw this neighborhood on our tour of Lima. Lots of upscale houses and shops; many embassies are nearby in this neighborhood also. This neighborhood has the olive garden park in its center also. I enjoyed getting a feel for this area, very different from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank finesilver
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I thought the architecture was very cool but it was crazy busy when I went (and very hot) so not as enjoyable of an experience as I had hoped for.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It is a pleasure walking thru the streets of San Isidro, the clean and well trimmed gardens make the section if Lima the gem of this Capital City, with all people without exception trying to help you when asked.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JACK S
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16 September 2015|
Response from sheboygannancy | Reviewed this property |
Wish I could help but we didn't eat there. We stayed at a B&B and spent the rest of our time sightseeing and eating elsewhere. Can't imagine you can go wrong in Peru though. Everything they serve is delicious.
9 September 2015|
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Response from MDando | Reviewed this property |
If you like Chinese or Chifa as they are called in Peru, the best in San Isidro is called Royal in Prescott Avenue. For Peruvian and International food there is the Tanta in the Park EL Olivar San Isidro