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Cathedral of Puno

This is Puno’s main Catholic church which, with its two bell towers and ornate stone façade, is the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bob H
Mississauga, Canada
Beautiful Architectural Designs

It was suprising to see the beautiful Architectural designs of the cathedral. A true beauty in its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was suprising to see the beautiful Architectural designs of the cathedral. A true beauty in its own. The interior designs are just breathtaking. It is so beautiful that iam falling short of words. A magnificent work done by the locals which portrays historical and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is Puno’s main Catholic church which, with its two bell towers and ornate stone façade, is the focal point of the central Plaza de Armas. The Puno Cathedral is officially named La Cathedral Basílica San Carlos Borromeo, but hardly anyone calls this landmark by...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mysthic city full of culture and beautiful landscapes. Obviously you have to visit the Titicaca Lake and the floating islands, here you can share with local people and know more about their customs.

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This is a standard cathedral with nothing particular to see It’s true the interest of Puno is in lake Titicaca

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The outside of this 18th century cathedral is very beautiful with intricate carvings over and around the doorways. However, it has a rather stark and grim feel. This is further enhanced by the interior which is very grey and forbidding. The Pope visited in 1964...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The facade of this building is a wonderful thing to behold, speaking of great craftsmanship and devotion.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Small-ish church on Plaza de Almas worth a 10 minute walk through. It typical of the churches in the country, not particularly fancy or decorative but nice. We only had a few moments to spend until we notice a funeral procession arriving and we made...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Located in Plaza de Armas. It's a beautiful Church and at night they have it illuminated very nice.This is a must to visit in Puno.

Thank Gabriella C
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This wasn't the most amazing cathedral in Peru. (That would be in Cusco.) It wasn't bad, either. A good place for quiet candie lighting, but Cusco set such a high bar. The exterior was much more impressive. Good stonework, good background for pics.

Thank Paige F
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

It is a city landmark, but nothing really special with it. If you are not staying close, don't bother visiting it.

Thank Jan V
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