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San Isidro

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Address: Av Paseo de Republica, Lima, Peru
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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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Upmarket suburb of Lima

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

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

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This area was one I discounted when searching for a hotel. I think however that I'd have preferred to be based in this area rather than Miraflores. A lovely district less hustle and bustle.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Once mainly a swank residential area of Lima, San Isidro is now one of the two most happening neighborhoods of greater Lima. Some of Lima's best restaurants are here plus great shopping from a huge shopping mall to hundreds of small boutique places where almost everything can be found. It's only rival is Mireflores....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a great neighborhood to stay and or visit. It is very safe and you will see police and municipal security everywhere. Many of the Embassy´s are located here, as is the private residence of Perú's new president (PPK). There are parks, restaurants and lots of shopping.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

San isidro is very beautiful, there are many great buildings, companies, shopping centers and parks. its clean and safe. i liked to visit and see some places in this district, it's said that is a financial district beacuse there are many banks around this great district.

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