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Long nights in Lima

If you are not one to call it an early night, then you simply must visit Lima. Dance until the early morning in the ‘City of Kings’ and watch a spectacular sunrise.

There is no escaping Cumbia in Lima: once the infectious South American sounds get stuck inside your head, they are hard to shake off. Cumbia, a complex rhythmic tune with just percussion and voice, originated in Colombia. Today’s musicians have given Cumbia their own twist by adding wind instruments and keyboards. Cumbia is hugely popular. Not only in Peru but throughout all of South America.

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Nightlife in Lima

Lima has a bustling nightlife scene. These are 3 of the city’s most popular hotspots:

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Gotica

Considered to be the best EDM club in Lima. Listen to the turntable performances of Peruvian DJs or watch big international artists take to the stage.

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Tequila Rock

By far the most popular nightclub right now and renowned for its laid-back vibe. Another great advantage: this is the only club that is open 365 days a year, until 6 o’clock in the morning!

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Discoteca Cronos

Discoteca Cronos

Take a trip back in time A relative newcomer (2011) with a diverse musical repertoire, ranging from dance to pop and from rock to easy listening. Discoteca Cronos is more relaxed than the other large clubs in Lima, the perfect alternative for those who don’t want to jump into the hardcore club scene.

Hot Spots

Central Restaurante
Santa Isabel 376 Miraflores

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La Rosa Nautica
Espigón 4 Circuito de Playas, Miraflores

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El Mercado
Av Hipólito Unanue 203, Miraflores

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Lima’s culinary hotspots

Watch this exclusive video (teruglinken naar Hardwell video) and see how Hardwell is inspired by the culinary performance of chef Virgilio Martínez Véliz. His Central Restaurante is considered one of the best restaurants in South America and is featured on numerous international top 5 listings.

Like Central Restaurante, La Rosa Nautica is not cheap but certainly worth a visit. The location at the end of a pier is positively breathtaking. It feels like you are dining in the middle of the ocean.

El Mercado is a traditional Peruvian restaurant. The kitchen serves dishes like Tacu Tacu, a dish with rice, beans and seafood. The soups are also outstanding.

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