About San Isidro
San Isidro is a district of the province of Lima and it's characterized for being the financial centel of the peruvian capital. It was a picturesque land that in 1920 was urbanized by the San Isidro Development Company. This land belonged to Miraflores until the year 1931, pulling apart San Isidro, Orrantía and Country Club. Nowadays, San Isidro is a indispensable district during Lima tours. Here you'll find important clubs such as Lima Golf Club and the british Phoenix Club.
Things to do in San Isidro
- You can visit El Olivar, which is a park that in the past belonged to the estate of the Count of San Isidro. It is National Monument since 1959 and many families come here to spend a nice sunday.
- Another place to visit is the Basílica de la Virgen del Pilar, built in 1948. With a baroque style, it is covered by Gold leaf, which is a very thin sheet of beaten gold.
Best time to visit San Isidro
You can go to San Isidro in any month of the year because the weather is usually warm. However, it can be a bit cold during July to October, so we recommend you go from January to March.