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Sillustani, Puno

Categories: Cemeteries, Ruins, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web
Pay tribute to the long-fallen warriors of the Colla community at Sillustani, a pre-Incan burial ground perched on the shores of Lake Umayo. A series of funerary towers, some of which are up 12 m (39 ft) high, held the remains of Colla nobles, their families, and plenty of food and possessions to keep them comfortable in the afterlife. Admire the artisanship behind these impressive towers, which have stood since the 15th century. Take a guided tour to fully appreciate the significance of the area, as you'll struggle to find signposted information nearby. See Sillustani and all Puno has to offer by arranging your trip with our Puno itinerary maker.
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  • They impressed me the hieroglyphs on the chullpas, there are remains of humans (bones) buried in the chullpas, was a cemetery in the pre-Inca stage
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  • The imposing construction is very impressive, it is notable that those who built it had much wisdom even few resources and technology that we have today, in conclusion only say without having to visit SILLUSTANI.
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  • Beautiful view panoramic Lake archaeological tour showing the chullpas or funerary bundles, small stone towers served as ancient burial place of the best is the view for an excellent shooting a place you should not miss in Puno.
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  • Look out for the snake and lizard on the tombs at the top of the hill. Make sure you walk over the back of the site for views of the two lakes.
  • The view on the top is super! And the builds are so cool
  • A must do side trip from Puno. Just wait for the views from the top!
  • A Peru some less touristy, sights, though who tells of experiences at Mystic limit has definitely been drinking, as anyone who complains of 4 small shops at the entrance, what to do? Experience that I recommend to make collective from Puno.
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  • Very beautiful scenery. Have seen Tomb on the Hill a huge stone buildings. Nor monitor who visited 10 years ago, you could go crawling among the ruins.
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