Fiesta y leyendas al pie del Titicaca
Party and legends at the foot of Titicaca Lake
Puno rises among the andean plateau and it has the Lake Titicaca presence on its lands. The lake was a holy place for Incas and it’s crowded with natural and arficitial islands. Puno has prehispanic archaeological sites called chullpas, which attire tourist attention year after year. Its churches feature a marked colonial architecture. We can say Puno is a proud people for its past quehua and aymara and its folkloric traditions that can be seen in dances and rites performed during “La fiesta de la candelaria” party.
Location: It is located in the southern sierra (highlands) of Peru, shares a border with Bolivia. It has basically, a flat relief due to a large part of the territory is in the Collao plateau. For cultists of the experiential tourism, fans of archeology, admirers of religious monuments, collectors of handicrafts, enthusiasts of popular traditions, wild animals and adventure sports lovers.