On the cliffs of Chorrillos facing the Pacific Ocean in Miraflores, a section of Lima, Peru, one finds El Parque del Amor. The centerpiece is this statue of two lovers kissing, El Beso, by Victor Delfin . All around the piece are mosaic tiled benches with messages of love.

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  • lezvee
    lezvee4 months ago

    How lovely to have a monument to love. A great find and picture

  • lesley
    it’s the entire park. plus this centerpiece….all for love

    – phil decocco

  • lynn carter
    lynn carter4 months ago

    how sweet that is xx

  • lynn
    and it is quite large in the center of this park

    – phil decocco

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castro4 months ago

    Great capture!

  • heloisa
    glad you liked this one! Thanks

    – phil decocco

  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Stratton4 months ago

    I’m wondering…. about this statues color. ???? :-)

  • pete
    it looked as though it was made out of terra cotta or a similar ceramic, rather than other materials like wood or metal…..and it was kinda ugly I thought…..

    – phil decocco

  • biddumy
    biddumy4 months ago

    1.7.2014 – Click the banner to comment on the group message board!!!

  • Biddumy
    thanks for this feature!

    – phil decocco

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