Barrio chino is a neighborhood in Lima, Peru that is centered on two blocks – 7 and 8 – of Jirón Ucayali in downtown. The neighborhood was founded in the mid-19th century by Chinese immigrants, but it was heavily damaged in the late 19th century by the War of the Pacific and further declined in the following decades.

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The Congress of the Republic of Peru is the unicameral body that assumes legislative power in . Photo: Wikiperuvian, Public domain.

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is situated 2 km south of Chinatown. Photo: Matriz1961, CC BY-SA 3.0.

La Victoria is a district of the in Peru and is one of the most populous districts comprising the city of . is situated 2½ km south of Chinatown. Photo: AgainErick, CC BY-SA 3.0.

San Isidro is a district of the in , and one of the upscale districts that comprise the city of . is situated 4½ km south of Chinatown.

San Juan de Lurigancho is a district in , , located in the area known as Cono Este. is situated 6 km north of Chinatown.


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