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Casa de Fierro allegedly designed by Gustave Eiffel

The Casa de Fierro (Iron House) at Iquitos' main square was allegedly designed by French architect... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Guido C
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Lima, Peru
Don't forget to go to the Casa de Fierro

It's in all tourism guide books... This is an old place, very classic. It used to be a restaurant... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Eduardo R
,
Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

June 2018 they have just started restoring this building. It used to be a busy hive of activity for visitors as a bar but on our recent visit the only thing happening was the farmacy below. Read up on its history though you may be...More

Thank jaena
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The Casa de Fierro (Iron House) at Iquitos' main square was allegedly designed by French architect Gustave Eiffel. It hosts a British pub, where most foreigners gather.

Thank Guido C
Reviewed 2 March 2018

It's in all tourism guide books... This is an old place, very classic. It used to be a restaurant in the 2nd floor there, but not anymore. Just in a corner of the main square, It is one of the principal attractions in the city.

Thank Eduardo R
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

It’s special to see this building which has been importet by a rubber baron because it doesn’t fit perfectly into it’s surroundings from a size perspective. Interesting contrast to the houses next to it. Luckily it’s not necessary to go somewhere to see it, most...More

Thank rapha_y_nici
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The story is that it was designed by George Eiffel. Made of left over pieces from the Eiffel Tower, and shipped to Iquitos by mistake. It has an arts and crafts type shop, and a Pharmacy.

Thank sw152Steve
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This one corner landmark looks like the French Quarter on the Amazon, if that city could possibly be more humid. This relic on the town square is low profile like the rest of Iquitos, and would stand out better if restored. Go with black painted...More

Thank Yosef B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Eiffel's house is located just off the main square and is worth stopping by to see for a few minutes, perhaps with an ice cream in hand.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Designed by Eiffel, shipped knocked down to Iquitos and assembled on the spot, its the most sustainable building in the jungle. Look beneath the multiple layers of paint and try to see it in all its glory. Too bad it didn't become a model for...More

Thank johnatehere
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you're walking in downtown Iquitos by all means take a look and a picture. It's an antique metal house designed (allegedly) by Gustave Eiffel, of Eiffel tower fame. It's not too impressive, but it's colorful and quaint. If you're not in the area I...More

Thank JohnABC81
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This building was made with the spares metal from the Eiffel tower from Paris and it architect was Eiffel. In there you can find stores and restaurants.

Thank Javson D
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