Top 5 Districts in Lima


ISA Study Abroad Student Blog

Sydnie Schell is a student at the University of Kentucky and an ISA Featured Blogger. She is studying abroad with ISA in Lima, Peru.

Peru’s sprawling mega capital is not so much a cohesive city as it is a mosaic of smaller neighborhoods. Comprising of over 40 districts and nearly 9 million inhabitants, Lima is a patchwork of everything from ultramodern seaside neighborhoods to gritty shantytowns that cling to barren hillsides.

It is one of the few cities in the world where executives can go surfing before high-powered breakfast meetings, there’s a golf course in the middle of the financial district, and where cat fanatics can stumble upon a multitude of kittens in Parque Kennedy. There are always new places to explore in a city as large as Lima, but these 5 neighborhoods stand out among the rest.


The Miraflores District in Lima, Peru. Read more on the ISA Student Blog:

As the district with the most tourists wandering about, Miraflores…

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