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Pukara Archaeological Site, Puno

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Pukara Archaeological Site showcases the ruins of the ancient Pukara culture from the early intermediate period. Situated in the vast altiplano highlands, the site features a small museum dedicated to the culture and its artifacts. View pre-Incan sculptures, ceramics, and other relics, or visit the picturesque town church. The village is known in Peru for its pottery, especially the small “Toritos de Pukara” (bulls) that are said to bring good luck. For Pukara Archaeological Site and beyond, use our Puno trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Puno vacation.
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  • Very nice, interesting topic of the bulls and its location on the rooftops. The Church is ancient and very interesting.
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  • Cute place to stop and walk around the site which is interesting as is the small museum also clean restrooms! The Church from the top of the little shop which has some interesting stuff, also the litt...  more »
  • We had a good tour guide but unfortunately I was a bit tired at this point on the bus route to Puno. The tour focused on information in the Pukara Lithic Museum which contained pre-inka stone carvings...  more »