Puno Lake Titicaca Peru
Visit Puno – See the Sights
See the Plaza de Armas when you visit Puno. It’s found in the center of town. It is also the location of the Cathedral.
Pino Plaza and the main pedestrian walk way between this small plaza and the main plaza. Lots of inexpensive options for dining here.
A small clothing museum where they actually dress visitors in local clothing styles.
Reed Boat, Lake Titcaca
Sights Near Puno
Uros Islands – floating reed islands on Lake Titicaca built by Uros Indians. This is the most popular attraction for visitors to Puno. Read about our Uros Island Tour blog.
Taquile Island – about 3 hours by boat from Puno. See male knitters who speak Quechua, the native Inca language. At the top of the island are monuments to Mama and Papa Capac, the founders of the Inca nation. Most hotels will book the tour for you.
Lima Street, Pedestrian Walk
Home stay with a local family in the peninsula of Capachica or Chucuito. Tours can be arranged at hotels in Puno.
Sillustani – is a pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo. It is 34 km north of Puno.
Pukara – located between Cusco and Puno. It has a history dating back to 500 BC. Pukara is famous for its bulls, both live and ceramic. The ceramic bulls can be seen on roofs and fence posts around the town.