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62. Lima – World’s Most Incredible Cities

Discover why Lima in Peru ranked #62 in our countdown of ‘100 Most Incredible Cities in the World’.

Population:

1.7 million

Best known for:

It’s huge – the third largest city in the Americas, just behind São Paulo and Mexico City.

Did you know?

In such a vast city it is good to think local: Barranco is a must-visit neighbourhood, with a wealth of art, cafes and restaurants to experience among gorgeous, elegant historic mansions.

MAC Lima is a hulking construction concentrating on contemporary art from the 1950s onwards, while MATE Museo Mario Testino is the contemporary exhibition space of the Vogue photographer and Lima native, featuring visiting exhibitions and some of his most stunning fashion photography.

 

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