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Sillustani, Puno

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Cemetery Ruin
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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  • This is an excellent short excursion if you are near Puno or Juliaca in Southern Peru. I visited in May 2017 and used a private transfer on a tour with Totally Latin America. It is a great site to vis...  more »
  • This site is a good archaeological tour to fill half a day in Puno, as it is easily accessible. We did a guided tour with Anywhere, which was very good. There are a lot of tacky tourist shops on the w...  more »
  • 32 km from Puno a must visit where you can appreciate the agriculture system (waru-warus), the Chullpas, and a beautiful view of nature  more »
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  • Archeological sites belonged to the Incas, it used to be a funeral places and considered as sacred place, important to bring warm clothing because is cold
  • Great place. Amazing views of the lake
  • Amazing Place. Nice views and nice hikes
  • Amazing area to see archeological past of Peru. Great views over the lake. Very interesting burial structures.
  • Breathtaking views! Nice people.