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Sillustani

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Address: Puno, Puno, Peru
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These fascinating ruins consist of huge, cylinder-shaped towers in which...

These fascinating ruins consist of huge, cylinder-shaped towers in which pre-Inca tribes buried the elite members of their community.

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Half-Day Trip to Sillustani from Puno
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Sillustani Pre-Incan Burial Grounds Half-Day Tour
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Half-Day Trip to Sillustani and Inca Funeral Towers from Puno

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We had a car whilst in Peru, so we drove here from Puno on our way out. It is very well sign posted and the area is kept well. There is decent parking, and then a walkway with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a car whilst in Peru, so we drove here from Puno on our way out. It is very well sign posted and the area is kept well. There is decent parking, and then a walkway with shops either side and local homes with Llamas walking around freely. It is a bit of a walk to get to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From Puno, we hired a cab for 70sols for about four fours. Well worth the value. There are 3 distinct sites but close together on the hilltop. As you approach the site there is a lake that surrounds the area, but the full incredible view of it, can only be observed from the highest mound. The higher the grave on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great stop to make outside of Puno. This was a stop on a pre-booked tour that took is back to the Juliaca airport from Puno. its great to go with a guide, but there are information placards along the way to give you background information. Its not a long hike at all, not a difficult uphill. Views... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjyed seeing these burial sites - a lagoon surrounds the site and you can get great photos. There is climbing involved - but not too much.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a good place to go to, a new modern walking ramp to the site has been added and the walk up is also more of a ramp than steps. you need to take your time due to the altitude but it is worth seeing the ruins and the views. there are bathrooms, shopping and a restaurant

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sillustani is one of the few places where you get to see what the Incas did with the remains of cultures they conquered. In that sense, it is unique. Other Inca sites are more interesting, but it is likely that, in the near futur, Sillustani will look better. The climb to the tombs may be hard for some people, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

We really had no idea what to expect from this tour and booked in the afternoon after visiting the floating islands. What a great surprise. The pre Inca and Inca burial towers are in excellent condition and the history that goes with them is amazing. We had an excellent guide who was very knowledgeable and genuinely interested. We booked at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Definitely this could be the best place to Rest In Peace when death and Tiahuanaco people selected it, Chullpas are located at top of the hill in front of a beautiful lake, really nice, history across different cultures confirm the "mística" of this place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

We went in Dec., summer in Peru. It was more daunting than I anticipated. We were already at a very high altitude, maybe 12,000 or more feet. Then it involved a fairly long walk, the guide said 30 min. up, up, up in the heat. We had to stop several times to catch our breath. But it is def. worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

This is an ancient cemetery used by the Pukara culture long before the Inca Empire spread into this region. This was my first stop after arriving in Juliaca and the student's seemed duly impressed, and I hope they remember the name of the first culture of the altiplano!

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