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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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  • Typical small town where we stopped in the journey from Cusco to Puno. In the middle of nowhere and the desert. Church as many. Full of Bull of ceramic figures. Little more-
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  • A small village, famous for its ceramic bulls, hung on the ceiling that symbolize good luck. You can visit the Church, ruins and Museum.
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  • It is a bus stop of the route of the Sun, ruins and beautiful people to buy the toritos typical souvenirs of the area.
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