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8 Sep 2017
“Not really an attraction”
6 Nov 2016
“Not really an Attraction”
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

It's a stony creek full of junk and a bit of muddy water with a noisy highway running beside it. We walked north from the west side of Plaza Mayor and headed over the pedestrian bridge into the Rimac district. We looked down and saw...More

Thank giffenk
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Rio Rimac in Lima is just not a pretty site! Definitely not worth searching for, although you will most likely walk near it, exploring other parts of Lima. The river itself is small, dirty, and very unattractive! There are a lot of nice sites along...More

Thank BZimm08
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

Nothing much to look at and you better be careful if you visit as it is not in a very nic neighborhood

Thank xochitl
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

They are laying either a new river bed or make improvements to the river banks. Anyway it does not look attractive. There's not much water in the river, and the Rimac district on the other side looks depressing

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

The Rio Rimac is a sad little river with barely a trickle of water. The river is a five minute walk north from Plaza de Armas. The potential is great, there are riverside parks and riverside restaurants, but the river itself isn't that attractive to...More

Thank Jolyon67
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

They are investing a lot into creating green zones along this main river of Lima. But as of yet it remains something sad to look at. It is one of my passions to help restore/protect this river.

Thank Craig K
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

It is a river and nothing more. Flows from the mountains to the ocean. Lots of water flowing during the rainy season in the mountains.

Thank oldtravelinggolfer
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Reviewed 4 November 2011

The Rimac river is a hardly a river -- it spends most of its year dried up, exposing the toxic sludge and trash that lines it. Expect to see frequent trash fires along its banks, as people dump there at will, and burn the junk...More

Thank Paris_in_Lima
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Reviewed 24 June 2009

I don't think it could be qualified as "attraction". There's a zoo in Atarjea (Huachipa), but nothing else.

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