Puno is a city in southeastern Peru, located on the shore of Lake Titicaca. Puno has several churches dating back from the colonial period, they were built to service the Spanish population and evangelize the natives.
Situated between the shores of Lake Titicaca and the mountains surrounding the city gives you the best of Peru. There is less than 2 miles distance of flat land between the shores and the foothills, which has caused the growing city to continue to expand the hillsides.
the Kuntur Wasi viewpoint, which has a huge metal sculpture of a condor. There are some 700 steps to climb to reach the sculpture but the view across the city and Lake Titicaca beyond is breathtaking.
Puno is known as the "Capital folklórica del Perú" (folkloric capital of Peru) due to its wealth of artistic and cultural expressions, particularly dance. They are most notable during the celebrations of the Feast of the "Virgen de la Candelaria" and the Regional Competition of Autochthonous Dances. Puno's access to Lake Titicaca is surrounded by 41 floating islands. To this day, the Uros people maintain and live on these man-made islands, depending on the lake for their survival, and are a large tourist destination.
Puno is the first major hub in the constant migration of indigenous peoples of the Andes to the larger cities of Peru. It is the largest city in the Southern Altiplano and is the recipient of new residents from surrounding smaller agricultural communities. come to our hotel to give you more information. do not hesitate to ask our receptionist about puno. We will be glad to give you all information about our region.