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Nice way to fill an afternoon in and see more of this area. Picked up at hotel and driven to site by English speaking (local) guide.
Remarkable location and the flat topped island is a spectacle. Good to see the towers and have the guide...More
Stopped here on the way to airport from Puno wasn’t expecting much but was pleasantly surprised.
Our guide stopped here for about an hour very informative with the history lovely 2k walk around the site with some fabulous views at the top.
Well worth short...More
We had a wonderful guide with us who explained the amazing history of this pre-Incan site, which was an important site many years before the European migration to the Americas. Their civilization was not primitive.
This is the site of a PreIncan cemetery with tombs built above the ground which is about 13,000 feet above sea level. It is a very peaceful place to visit with beautiful views of Umayo Lake. There is not a lot of signage, so it...More
The views are breathtaking and when paired with the historical value, totally amazing. A small quaint town outside of the Puno area. Very well kept. Worth the 15 soles pp they charge to get in. Amazing subset, but the temperature drops drastically all of a...More
If you are into archaeological ruins I would put this on your list of places to visit in Peru. We took a domestic flight from Puno to Cusco so it wasn't really out of the way at all to stop here on our way to...More
We stopped on our way to the airport and what an interesting place! Definitely take the time to walk through. Because of erosion, you will see lots of broken pottery and human bone fragments as you walk the path.
We took the Andean Explorer train from Puno to Cucso & travelled through Juliaca - not the most attractive town.
However, it's still reasonably close to the Lake so you should see it from a window seat.