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Sillustani, Puno

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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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TripAdvisor
  • You fall in love! Since you play their magical reeds! Their love, smiles and colour festival will wrap you with his magical warmth. A unique and unforgettable place to enjoy harmony and synchronicity with nature.
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  • Recommended anyway they have to visit it, I went with my 2-year-old girl and had no problems walking but not much... There is parking and take advantage of if they go with own car in experiential tour... in the detour for enter to Sillustani there are houses where them families await receive them, them show their looms, them make test them different types of potatoes, etc... beautiful experience...
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  • You can go with an agent of tourism (S/.35) but they go from 2 pm or you can hire a taxi that takes you more early, wait 2 hours and you return. Sale to account if they are 4 or 5. (S /.100). If you want to there are guides, you must bring a good camera because the views of the chullpas and Lake Umayo are spectacular. Bring hat, glasses and put is blocker, the Sun is strong. Two hours is enough. I got to the 1 and the 3 we left just when the vans arrived with tourists and together with them the rain after enjoying an inclement. Do not miss this visit.
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  • Is a wonderful place the scenery is just beautiful it is definitely worth it
  • I was here in 2015 and caught a great sunset as the rains rolled in from the distance. Great place.
  • 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!