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If you’re tired of staid museums and are yearning for culture of a livelier vein, then check out the events at Lima’s many cultural centers. Many have special programs for children and classes. Most events are free.

Alianza Francesa (Av. Garcilaso de la Vega 1550, Central Lima. Tel: 423-0139, URL: / Av. Arequipa 4595, Miraflores. Tel: 610-8000) – theater, music, art exhibits, cinema

Casa de la Literatura Peruana (Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Antigua Estación Desamparados, Jirón Áncash 207, Central Lima. Tel: 426-2573, URL: – literary readings, cinema, workshops

Centro Cultural Ccori Wasi (Universidad Ricardo Palma, Av. Arequipa 5198, Miraflores. Tel: 708-0000, URL: – exhibits, conferences, concerts

Central Cultural de España (Jr. Natalio Sánchez 181, Central Lima. Tel: 330-0412, URL: – art exhibits, cinema, literary readings, concerts, workshops

Centro Cultural de la Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes (Jr. Huallaga 402, Central Lima. Tel: 427-9442, URL: – art exhibits, dance performances, concerts, theater, cinema

Centro Cultural de la Universidad Cayetano Heredia (Av. Armendáriz 445, Miraflores. Tel: 446-2684, URL: – concerts, exhibits, cinema

Centro Cultural de San Marcos (Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m. Av. Nicolás de Piérola 1222, Parque Universitario, Central Lima. Tel: 619-7000, URL: – permanent collections, special exhibits, dance performances, concerts, cinema; courses in traditional dances, Quechua, music

Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés (Av. Gregorio Escobedo 803, Jesús María. Tel: 463-0606, URL: – exhibits, cinema; courses

Centro Cultural PUCP (Pontíficia Universidad Católica del Perú) (Av. Camino Real 1075, San Isidro. Tel: 616-1616, E-MAIL:, URL: – art exhibits, cinema, theater

Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma (Av. Larco 770, Miraflores. URL: – art exhibits, dance performances, concerts, theater

Goethe-Institut (Jr. Nazca 722, Jesús Maria. Tel: 433-3180, URL: – cinema, concerts, exhibits

Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (Jr. Cuzco 446, Central Lima. Tel: 706-7000, URL: / Av. Angamos Oeste 160, Miraflores) – music, dance, theater performances, art exhibits; Spanish classes

Instituto Italiano de Cultura de Lima (Av. Arequipa 1075, Santa Beatriz. Tel: 472-6466, URL: – art exhibits, concerts, cinema

The city also has dozens of commercial movie theaters in every Lima neighborhood.


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Here are other activities in and around Lima that may be of interest: Planetario y Observatorio Astronómico de Lima, Biblioteca Nacional, Gold's Gym Peru, Plaza de Toros de Acho, Ibero Librerías, Girasoles Hotel, Dragonfly Hostels and Casa De La Literatura Peruana.

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