Free Walking Tour Barranco
Free Walking Tour Barranco is a wonderous adventure that takes place in Lima’s favorite neighborhood. On this tour you will discover history from pre – inca times to modern street art. Some of the places we will visit are: Jade Rivera World (an artist who mainly paint people with beautiful exotic birds), Bajada de los Baños, El Gato Tulipan art gallery, The bridge of sights, Ermita Churche, Chabuca Granda Square, Malecon de los English, Dedalo and much more. This is definitely the best Free Walking Tour in Lima to enjoy the fascinating and bohemian area of Barranco. Come along and discover one of the best views of the city.
♦ Meeting point: Outside of the Starbucks in Barranco
♦ Start times: 11:00 hrs
♦ Duration: 2.5 hours
♦ Price: Tip only basis
Free Walking Tour Barranco Itinerary
Barranco Free Walking Tour starts outside the Barranco starbucks. After a brief introduction we will walk to a place where there is a beautiful panoramic view of the beach that very few people know. Here we will talk about the foundation of Lima and the Barranco district.
Afterwards, we will go to the stairs near the street “Bajada de Baños” where you will see the beautiful murals and the guide will tell the story behind each of them and of course will mention the artists who made them.
Upon reaching the “Bajada de Baños” street, travelers will be able to appreciate the old architecture with which the houses in Barranco were built and will have the opportunity to enter one of them that is currently an art gallery called “El gato tulipan”. where different works of art are exhibited and where there are concerts on weekends.
After this visit, we will walk to the Art Gallery of Jade Rivera, who is a famous muralist and who paints murals around the world because of his amazing talent. After this all together we will cross the Bridge of Sighs (very famous in all Peru) and we will go to the Parque Chabuca Grande, from where you will learn about Chabuca Grande but also about the church “La Hermita” that is next to the park.
While talking about the Hermita churche, the guide will definitely mention the war between Peru and Chile, due to this war also took place in Lima and one of the most affected places was Barranco, where the Chilean Militaries burned the Hermita Churche.
We will walk along a beautiful street while the guide explains a little about the cost of living in Lima, until we reach the “Malecon de los Ingleses” from where you can again see the beach and also the Miraflores district. From this place we will walk to the San Francisco de Asis Church, which is a bit hidden between the houses of Barranco and after this we will return very close to the starting place.
Travelers must know that Barranco has a lot to see and the tour can vary depending on who is the tour guide that day.