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San Isidro Neighborhood

Characterized by green areas and exclusive residential neighborhoods, especially the traditional area of El Olivar (Olive Park), named that way because 1519 olive trees growing in the park, found in 1560 by the Count of San Isidro and was declared National Monument in 1959. San Isidro has, in recent years, become an important tourist and business center with modern buildings, hotels, restaurants, and malls. The Huaca Huallamarca or Huaca Pan de Azúcar (Sugar Loaf), a adobe pyramidal temple of Maranga Culture (200-500 AD) pre-inca, that chronologically corresponds to the beginning of regional development. The place is a result of a series of cultural superimpositions, the three most important being the Lima, Wari, and Inca cultures. The Site Museum houses pieces found during the excavations of the area.

SAN ISIDRO

San Isidro

SAN ISIDRO

San Isidro

SAN ISIDRO

San Isidro

SAN ISIDRO

Av. Arequipa

SAN ISIDRO

Av. Javier Prado

SAN ISIDRO

Av. Canaval y Moreyra

SAN ISIDRO

Huaca Huallamarca

SAN ISIDRO

Av. Miroquesada

SAN ISIDRO

Av. Miroquesada

SAN ISIDRO

Av. Camino Real

SAN ISIDRO

Av. Camino Real

SAN ISIDRO

Vía Expresa - Zanjón

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

SAN ISIDRO

El Olivar Park

     

Photos © J. Mazzotti



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