Once a town located south of Lima and accessed by train or tram, Barranco is now a bohemian district, full of old houses where you can find restaurants, pubs and art galleries.

All 3D models have been made to be seen using Google Earth. Download this freeware software here ( ) and take a trip through the streets of Barranco and view its most distinctive buildings.

This is an independent project. No person or organization has supported or sponsored its creation, and it is intended to focus attention of institutions and authorities to preserve the monumental architecture of the district, that currently are very neglected and damaged.

This project won the 2010 Google "Model Your Town" competition.

jueves, 19 de agosto de 2010

Barranco 25, Museo Pedro de Osma (1)

The Osma house was built between 1900 and 1906 by architect Santiago Basurco for Pedro de Osma y Pardo. This house has 2 buildings with art nouveau stained glass, metal roofs, plaster carvings, and crystal chandeliers. In 1980, this house was converted into a museum that exhibits private collection of colonial art of the Cuzco, Ayacucho and Arequipa schools.

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