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We love Puno

I had read various disparaging comments about Puno prior to getting here but I have to say we loved... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dakles
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Hampshire, England
Plaza de Armas, Puno

In 1901 the square that can currently be seen was built, initially with a pool the central part... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bob H
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Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had read various disparaging comments about Puno prior to getting here but I have to say we loved our visit here. Having spent a week in the tourist bubble of Cusco and the Sacred Valley this place provided a breath of the real Peru...More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In 1901 the square that can currently be seen was built, initially with a pool the central part (similar to the one in Arequipa).In 1925, it was changed by the monument of Colonel Francisco Bolognesi, hero of the war with Chile. The Plaza de Armas,...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Plaza both in the afternoon and evening and found it busier and more vibrant in the daytime. There were lots of local people in the square in the afternoon, many in traditional hats and skirts. The beautiful Palace of Justice was in...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This plaza is part of the old section of Puno with the Cathedral, some nice steps, flowers, statue and good for people watching. It's clean and surrounded by a few restaurants, the main shopping street and some old buildings. We felt very safe here and...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is the main square in the tourist centre of Puno. Shops bars and restaurants are nearby. The square is surrounded by interesting buildings - the Puno Municipal Building, the Police station, the Puno Cathedral. In the square is Spanish statue. Coloured buildings are nearby,...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This Plaza de Armas like the other plazas we saw in Cusco and Lima did not match up but it was an exciting place to be this day as there was a dance competition from throughout the region in celebrating the coming of spring. It...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The nights and days we were in Puno, there was some type of entertainment on the plaza. The streets behind the cathedral are charming and if you walk high enough offer lake views. We enjoyed the little courtyard store Casa del Corregidor which featured local...More

Thank tmoore6382
Reviewed 15 December 2016

If you have been thru Cusco, Trujillo, Lima, Arequipa and seen their Plaza de Armas, this one isn't quite as impressive, but their is good people watching from balconies along the edges, The ladies in their outfits are classic.

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I had heard Puno wasn't that great, but I was pleasantly surprised. Just behind the Plaza de Armas is a little hillside called Cerrito de Huajsapata, from which you can see Puno and the lake. As a vegetarian, I can recommend some restaurants in the...More

Thank Leah C
Reviewed 26 January 2016

As I understand it, there are two major plazas in the heart of Puno: the Plaza de Armas and Parque Pino, a few short blocks away. We were staying at the Royal Inn Hotel, which is only one block away from Plaza de Armas. So...More

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