Breña is a district of the province of Lima. It was created in 1949 with the hope that industrial zone could emerge. During those times, World War II and the Korean War had left a great economic expectation in Perú. Regrettably, different problems made Breña to not develope as it was thought initially. Nowadays, you can find important historic buildings such the Basílica María Auxiliadora.
Things to do in Breña
- If you are going to Breña do not forget to visit the Huaca Mateo Salado that is in the limit of Breña and Pueblo Libre. They open from wednesdays to sundays, from 9 am to 4 pm. The entrance for adults is S/10 and for kids under 12 years is S/1.
- A restaurant to which you must go to eat yes or yes if you are in Breña is "Brisas del Titicaca". It offers a live show of typical peruvian dances.
- As in any unknown place, you must be careful in Breña. Avoid going to dark places or talk to strangers.
Best time to visit Breña
Take the opportunity to visit Breña from November to March, which is when the summer season occurs. Going these months will prevent you from feeling the cold of winter and you can make better use of your walk.