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La Candelaria

Av. Bolognesi 292 | Barranco, Lima, Peru
+51 2471314
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Very traditional

The entertainment was great. The dances where amazing. There wasn't a great variety in menu... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
zestydentist
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Guadalajara, Mexico
The perfect event to end our trip!

This place had everything to culminate our wonderful week in Lima. As a Peruvian American, I... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Travelteacher88
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Located in the downtown historic district of Barranco, "La Candelaria" presents a show of Peruvian dances with a unique entertainment proposal in Lima. La Candelaria opens its doors to visitors on Fridays and Saturdays. Choreographic ensembles of andean, mestizo, amazonian, afro-Peruvian and creole dances take the stage: "All the magic and charm of the Peruvian Folklore in one show". Enjoy the delicious dishes and exotic cocktails we have to offer you. Also in La Candelaria you can appreciate the beauty of our house, which is a journey through the art and culture of Peru.
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1 week ago
“Very traditional”
12 Mar 2017
“Good Entertainment while in Peru”
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Av. Bolognesi 292 | Barranco, Lima, Peru
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+51 2471314
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The entertainment was great. The dances where amazing. There wasn't a great variety in menu, appetizers where good. Price reasonable. Do recommend it.

Thank zestydentist
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This place had everything to culminate our wonderful week in Lima. As a Peruvian American, I genuinely enjoyed the dance show variety, the audience engagement and interaction from the host, and the food/drinks were pretty good. I wasn't expecting it to be but it was...More

Thank Travelteacher88
LA CANDELARIA P, Community Manager at La Candelaria, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your opinion! We are very glad that you have enjoyed of the visit. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

I've been coming here for 16 years during visits to Lima for both family and business. It is always a fun night out with good folkloric shows, good food and drinks. The only thing is they could use more fans inside as it gets hot...More

Thank Jim C
LA CANDELARIA P, Community Manager at La Candelaria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hi Jim! Thank for visiting La Candelaria and for giving us your opinion. We hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Fun place if you're into cruise style mass entertainment. Everyone seemed to be having a lot of fun. I went to explore Peruvian music and the band was really good. The folk dancers were energetic and vibrant. But my personal choice would be a smaller...More

Thank raxamehta
LA CANDELARIA P, Community Manager at La Candelaria, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Dear friend, thank you for visiting La Candelaria and giving us your opinion. It's very important for us to know it. We are happy you enjoyed the band and the show, and we hope to see you again soon so we can give you a...More

Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We received free Vip tickets and felt it a waste to not go and ended up having a good time. They have the best Lomo Saltado I've had in Peru and the drinks were strong. The show is in Spanish only, but it doesn't matter...More

Thank turnerashley77
LA CANDELARIA P, Community Manager at La Candelaria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2015

¡Thank you for your opinion! We are glad you enjoyed the show, we hope you can return to visit us soon again.

Reviewed 25 April 2015

We were a large group and needed to fill the time before our 4 am flight. This was the perfect way to end our trip to Peru. The show was supposed to begin at 10:30 but it was closer to 11 pm when it got...More

Thank Ariz0nagirl
LA CANDELARIA P, Community Manager at La Candelaria, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2015

¡Thank you so much for your visit! We are glad you enjoyed the show. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 10 January 2015

We were here last night (01/10/15) and I must say it is a fun place if you have a desire to see the Peruvian folk dances and you like to dance in general.. I think it's cool they allow people to come out and dance...More

Thank Dusten M
LA CANDELARIA P, Community Manager at La Candelaria, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2015

¡Thank you so much for your visit! We will consider your comments to improve our service

Reviewed 13 November 2014

Totally advisable place for foreign visitors, family and friends. To enjoy peruvian folk dances together with some moments of modern music for the public to dance on stage. I loved when they asked tourists to talk about our countries of origin. HAVING FUN IS THE...More

Thank cheturo
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Events started at 10.30, we stayed for two hours (we bought no meal, only went for show that costs 35 sol per pax). Show alternated between Folk dance and live folk music where people could go dancing. Appears mostly local people with big groups celebrating...More

3  Thank simpangratis
Reviewed 23 September 2011

La Candelaria is a Peruvian Non-Governmental Organization that is dedicated to preserving Peruvian culture. They put on this traditional pena which is a great mix of traditional dancing and costumes, with traditional Peruvian pena music and dancing. The dancers come out and perform, then the...More

6  Thank Johann&Sandra
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alsindaniabch
16 March 2017|
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Response from LA CANDELARIA P | Property representative |
¡Hola! Puede comprar entradas en Teleticket de los supermercados Wong y Metro, o también puede realizar su reserva llamando a los teléfonos: 01 2471314 / 01 2472941 También puede comprarlas en nuestro local esta noche, antes... More
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Response from cheturo | Reviewed this property |
My friends made the reservation. But you can arrive around 10pm and get a good seat. Not that far, 12 minuntes maybe. Fare will be around us$7 by taxi. Write down this Radio Taxi number, very safe and reliable: 355-5555
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andredas
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Response from Luisa A |
La Candelaria is located in Barranco, near Miraflores. To go there, you can use a Secure Company of Taxi (S/.12 - $3.50 aprox.) or Public Transportation called Metropolitano -La Candelaria is just in front of "Bulevar... More
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