Puno is a small city located in shore of the Titicaca lake (at 3810 masl) and has historical, cultural and natural attractions. This tour lasts about 3 hours, you can choose the start time for this wonderful tour.
Total duration: 03:00 approx.
Arco Deustua: Located on a promontory 2 blocks from the main street of Puno, this is a stone arch, erected in honor of the Peruvian Junin and Ayacucho Heroes, from this place we can see the city and the bay. Around the Arc, there are two small squares (Pavilions) in a half moon, also adorned with stone pillars. Its construction dates from 1847, when the Prefect of Puno, Don Alejandro Deustua built it and in whose memory bears his name.
Pine Park: A traditional Plaza, where also the church of San Juan, where they worship the Virgin of Candelaria, patron saint of the city is located. Whose feast is celebrated on February 2, amidst the monument to Dr. Manuel Pino is, Hero of the Pacific War. This monument was erected by the people of Puno in 1901.
Lima Street: This is the main pedestrian street in Puno, in the floor we can appreciate the different dances of Puno. In this street we can find all necessary services such as restaurants, bars, amenities, souvenir shops, money exchange, lodging, banks, etc.
Main Square: It was built on the ancient construction Supay Wasi (House of the Devil). Until 1925 we could find in the middle of a basin made of bronze, the same that was changed with the monument was Colonel Francisco Bolognesi hero of Arica war.
Cathedral: Considered the most complete expression of Baroque architecture with Andean elements that give a mixed style, construction despite the seventeenth century began, newly concluded May 25, 1757 (100 years later), under the direction of the Peruvian architect Simon de Asto.
Dreyer Museum: Located in the main square, the museum is a colonial mansion built by the German artist Carlos Dreyer, where archaeological samples, lithic, fabrics and jewelry of the Pucara cultures are exhibited, Tiahuanaco and Inca, in addition to paintings by renowned painters. It is the most important attraction samples called "GOLD SILLUSTANI". Consisting of 1,280 pieces, of which 501 are gold, weighing 3,782 K., all of Inca origin, probably formed part of the furnishings of some important personage buried in the Chullpa Lizard in SILLUSTANI.
Naval Yavari Museum: Anchored in the Bay of Puno, President Ramon Castilla, ordered its construction in 1861 in England, in June 1862 embark on England their 1833 pieces and transported to the port of Arica and then by rail to Tacna. Before being transported by mule, they were finally delivered his pieces in 1868, proceeded to the assembly and put into operation at Christmas 1870.
Puma Uta Viewpoint: Located in the highest part of Puno, at the northern entrance of the city, this viewpoint has as main monument a Puma, which seems to guard and protect the city of Puno and Lake Titicaca. Where we can appreciate the beauty of a city on the highest navigable lake in the world (3810 masl).
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