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.
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)
Plaza Mayor or Plaza de Armas
Plaza San Martín