Walking down Larco Avenue you will pass numerous gift shops, clothes shops, banks, casinos, cafes, then arrive at Park Salazar, where you will find “Larcomar” – a large commercial center by the sea, popular with tourists. Here you will also have an excellent view of the Pacific Ocean. If you like sports, there are tennis courts near to the sea front and you can also practice surfing.Do not forget the large handcraft and souvenir market, with a large range of specialized quality gifts from different regions of Peru available. It’s on Avenue Petit Thouars, only a few blocks from Park Kennedy. And for those fond of antiques and jewellery, you will find various stores nearby.
Food: Ceviche, with its many different variations (pure, combination, or mixed with fish and shellfish) is a good example of this regional adaptation. Ceviche is found in almost all Peruvian restaurants. Lima alone holds thousands of them, from the simple to very fancy ones. Typically served with camote, or sweet potato. Tiradito is a related dish which shows the influence of Japanese immigrants and sashimi techniques.Pisco, a kind of brandy, is the national drink of Peru. It originated during the colonial period as a cheaper substitute for the Spanish liquor known as Orujowhich is made in virtually the same manner. This distilled beverage made from grapes is produced in various regions of the country. Pisco Sour is a national cocktail made from pisco combined with key lime juice, the white of an egg and sugar.