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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along the drive from Cusco to Puno , this small village is a welcome stop to street and see some more pre Incan ruins. The site is quite extensive yet largely undeveloped due to lack of funding/interest. It’s quite amazing what is there .. ig...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 March 2019

Part of our Inka express hop was the visit to this town - village Pukara. This place is in the middle of nowhere and the cathedral and the museum are nothing special, so I would suggest to skip this stop.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank papv2000
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a small museum located just adjacent to the Plaza de Armas (Main Square) in Pukara that contains pre-inca artifacts made from clay. The many sculptures on display were all found nearby. It displays the history of the Pucara culture and your guide will...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I'm sure in the future this will be an interesting place to look round, at the moment there really is not a lot to see, some interesting items in the museum and an interesting part of history way before Inca times.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank K254CFtimp
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Not terribly interesting unless you're interested in decapitation, but it was a lot of fun on Christmas Day with all the kids in their costumes, parading, singing & dancing

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This was one of our stops on a tour and it was cool to see an old site. You are able to walk around and climb the hill it’s on which is pretty cool!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank StefJax
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Take the time to see this, it is different and not crowded. It is worth the time. Cheap souvenirs close by

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Rodolfo O
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Much has been lost, and there's little to see. The nearby museum is small with some items, but it doesn't have the same luster as other ruins in Peru I've visited. However, if you're near or traveling and it's part of your interest to see...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The tourist bus that make the Cuzco Puno trip stop in many amazing places and this is the last stop before Puno and it is worth the stop. Pukara pre-Inca civilisation was remarkable for their stone work and the stone museum on the village is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 22 June 2017

THis was a stop on the bus journey from Puno to Cusco. It had potential, but we did not get the full benefit from our visit. The guide was more concerned about directing our group to a coffee shop at the expense of more time...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank KBofLB
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