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Lima - public bus - h.a. photo

Public safety

Robberies repeatedly occurred during taxi transfer from Lima "Jorge Chavez" airport. Organize the airport transfer to Lima only with a licensed taxi and bus companies with an official desk inside the arrival area.

In Lima, theft is frequent in touristy areas, like the city center, Miraflores,  Barranco quarters, and markets, bus stations. Be careful with crowds.

In bars, discos watch out for your drinks to avoid that someone put a knockout drop in it. Do not leave drinks unattended and do not accept drinks from strangers.

Lima - safety - t.r. photo

Lima - police car - h.a. photo

Background

Destination in brief

Population (in 2020): 7.7 million in the city area and 10.7 million in the urban area

Average net monthly salary (in 2020): 450 USD - (Peru's average: 420 USD)

Attractions

Historic Center

Churches&Monasteries

Lima - Miraflores - Iglesia Virgen Milagrosa, a Roman Catholic church - Elter photo

Lima - Saint Francis Monastery (Basílica y Convento de San Francisco) - v.g. photo

Plaza Mayor or Plaza de Armas

Lima - Main square - k.t. photo

Lima - Plaza de Armas - Government Palace - h.a. photo

Miraflores

Plaza San Martín

Lima - Plaza San Martín with monument to the Argentinian liberator of Perú, José de San Martín - n.e. photo

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