Arts and crafts have been the amusement of the Peru inhabitants since the first dates of when Peru was inhabited- it is in the Peruvian people blood- from pottery to modern day multimedia art, get to know the Peruvian art with this tour; on the way you will not only met the art but also Peruvian history, customs, culture and more…
Lima, the capital of Peru, lying on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, it’s a great option for shore excursions because of the geographical position it has; also, Lima is known to be colorful, vivid, and its people cheerful and dressed in all colours- no wonder why Peruvian needlework is so loved and appreciated. That’s why Miraflores and Barranco have been known as the Lima’s center when it comes to arts and crafts.
The tour starts at Barranco, the artist neighborhood, where the tour guide will walk you through MAC ( Museum of Contemporary Art)- the collection covers Latino-American and European artists of op art, abstract expressionism, constructivism, conceptual art and so on. The tour can be customized to the travelers wishes, and other art galleries that can be seen are Lucia de la Puente Gallery (one of the most important ‘places’ of Peruvian art today, the gallery supports and promotes the established Peruvian artists, as well as the young talents) , Revolver Gallery (a group of also, contemporary artists) Mate (it holds the largest collection of Mario Testino photographs, famous Peruvian portrait, and fashion photographer) and others according the interest of the travelers.
Also, we recommend Dedalo, (http://dedaloarte.blogspot.pe/) a mix of art and handicrafts souvenirs store with a lovely courtyard cafe. It is one of the most unique places in Lima, where you can buy designers Peruvian handicrafts or you can just take a break in the cafe.
It is also recommended to experience visiting the Inca market in Miraflores, where you will have the chance to purchase unique Peruvian handicraft as a gift to your friends and family or just as a treat to yourself. The famous alpaca sweaters would be an exclusive gift to anybody!
Loving the Lima art experience? Consider experiencing Lima tour by night or tour at the Colonial Lima. When in Peru, why not visit the famous Machu Picchu?
We do not publish prices on our website as they vary enormously for tailor-made travel. We will be delighted to discuss the various options in more detail with you, to come back with a complete quotation. Our prices may not be always the lowest as we do not compromise on quality or safety.
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