Entertainment in Lima

Cinema, Nightclubs in Lima

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Lima cinemas are filled with modern facilities. Movies are regularly screened in their original language with Spanish subtitles, children ones and cartoons are mainly translated into Spanish.

Ticket prices are comparatively expensive at about $8.15 (26.88 soles). 3D films are up to 29.90 soles / $9.10. The cheapest tickets are sold for screenings on workdays (particularly Tuesdays and/or Thursdays) with discounts for children and retirees.

Best cinemas in Lima:

Nightclubs in Lima

Lima's main dancing hot spots are located in Miraflores and Barranco, two focal points of Lima's nightlife. Miraflores is the most visited district in Lima due to its safety, modern amenities, and great nightlife. Barranco is a bit cheaper and has a lot of character.

The area of Chacarilla has also recently gained popularity.  It has the biggest and coolest clubs in the city.

Average prices for a night out in Lima:

  • Beer in bar/club: $1-5 USD
  • Mixed drink in a bar: $2-5 USD
  • Mixed rink in a club: $4-10 USD
  • Bottle of wine: $10+ USD
  • Cover charge: Many places don't have cover. If they do, expect between $3 to $9 USD (10-30 Soles).

Best Clubs in Lima:

  • Gotica: Located in Miraflores, Gotica has a sophisticated vibe perfect for fashionistas.
  • La noche: The best place to enjoy live music in Lima in a small, cozy venue in Barranco.
  • Bizarro: Best house music with featured DJs on Thursdays.
  • MIA: High-tech club with a fantastic terrace in the center of Chacarilla. This is the place to be seen.
  • El Dragón: Located in Barranco, this is one of the best places to dance.

If you are looking for something more local, peñas are the perfect place to listen to Peruvian folk music with traditional dances. They often take place in music venues or restaurants, but may even be in a private home

Update 7/05/2019


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