Things to see and do - Puno
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Puno Travel guide
Puno : Michelin's recommendations
Puno is traditionally a stop-over town, either for a pause between Arequipa and Cuzco, to go to the islands of Lake Titicaca on the shores of which it stands, or to reach Bolivia, on the opposite bank. Some of the lanes in the centre lined with craft shops are however also worth a look, and if you are lucky enough to come here in early February, you will be able to witness the incredible Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria, rich in colour and music.
Tourist attractions Puno : Things to see and do
Lake Titicaca, an immense expanse of water (over 8,500km2) at an altitude of nearly 3,800m, between Peru and Bolivia, straddles mountains and plains, offering a magical vista. A myriad of fish and birds has found refuge among its reeds and rushes ( t..
Plaza de Armas
Edified by the 18C Jesuits, Puno cathedral, characteristic of crossbred Baroque, boasts a finely carved portal alternating pagan (mermaids playing the charango, sun, moon) and Christian motifs. The spacious, uncluttered interior is home to a silver-p..
289 Conde de Lemos
The Museo Carlos Dreyer, opposite a handsome wooden balcony (1668), which adorns a house where Count Lemos is said to have stayed and now the property of the town, was bought on the death of the German artist Carlos Dreyer (1895-1975), who painted la..
Jiron Cajamarca 678 PE - Puno Puno 01
Only 80 metres from Puno’s Main Square, Hostal Andenes offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV. There is a restaurant, and breakfast is provided. San Juan Church is 600 metres away. Decorated in lively colours, rooms at Hostal Andenes feature fans..
Jr. Ayacucho 438 PE - Puno
Prix Prices from : 77 $
Situated in downtown Puno, the Royal Inn offers colourful suites with free Wi-Fi one block from Plaza de Armas central square. Facilities include a lively bar and complimentary parking. The floodlit rooms at the Royal Inn Puno are decked with honey..
Jr. Coronel Barriga N° 466 PE - Puno 051
This hotel offers accommodation with LCD cable TV and a rooftop terrace with panoramic views. Located in Puno´s historical centre, near the shore of beautiful Titicaca Lake. Rooms at La Casa De Manuelita Inn are practical decorated, featuring a heat..