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Callao

Lima, Peru
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Lima's harbor
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
25 Oct 2017
“Beware and Stay Safe. ”
23 Aug 2017
“A visit to la punta, a must!”
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Lima, Peru
San Isidro
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is the port area of Lima. Our tour to the Palomino Islands left from here. Our driver told us several times to not get into a car with anyone except him. When we got back to the drop off point, our tour guide refused...More

2  Thank Greg M
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

On our second day, our taxicab Arturo took us to La punta to sightsee and to eat mariscos. It was great to see El Real Felipe, the Escuela Naval and the beautiful old houses in this district.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This area is the port that serves Lima. We were advised both by staff on our cruise ship and our tour guides that we should not walk through the area due to high crime rates, drugs, undesirables, etc. So we played safe and observed from...More

2  Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Second time on a cruise stop in Lima, and cruise staff have been VERY negative about Callao, the port area for Lima) both times. Apparently it can be dangerous in some areas, but if you taxi in to the Fort of King Phillip or a...More

Thank pswise
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Nicely refurbished, walking around La Punta in Callao is a must, plenty of excellent restaurants you can spend a whole day enjoying the view, the movement of fishing ships and the big one coming in and out from the port. Stop at don Miguel to...More

Thank Mario M
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is the port city of Lima. A business and shipping area with tons of history. Go with someone who can tour you around and make sure you go to the fish market. Fantastic

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The port is impressive. Not too far is the interesting fisherman's wharf where there are lots of sea life for sale. People repairing fishing nets, too. Nice beach. Lots of Pelicans.

Thank jbwhitehouse
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

This Area of Lima has become quite dangerous if you dont know where to go or get lost. What is beautiful about Callao is that still have those Colonial houses,wish make certain areas quite colorful and with its own caracter..But i wouldn´t go with out...More

3  Thank Tamiko_Ai
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Callao is not a nice city, it is dirty, smelly, with traffic jams everywhere. Yes this is the way people are living in Lima and unless you visit a quarter like this you cannot really tell people you have been to Lima. There is a...More

3  Thank Tretra
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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The Minka-Market is the cleanest savest and best market from my pov there are not many tourist yet so the prices are low and everything is authentic. The area is quite dirty but after you entered by car or taxy u are in a clean...More

1  Thank Lilienvalley
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