The "Inca Uyo" or temple of fertility, is an Inca ceremonial complex of rectangular shape that contains phallic monuments (penises), place where sacred rituals of payment to the Pachamama (Andean fertility) and sun worship are performed in addition to being used As an astronomical observatory.
CHURCH OF ASSUMPTION
Built with columns and arches, it is considered one of the best in the region highlighted by its Peruvian Renaissance architecture. Famous also for the celebration that takes place on August 15, it is a religious event where the beginning of the agricultural campaign is manifested, through various religious Andean symbolisms such as the "huajjcha" where quispiños are thrown (cooked dough of quinoa and lime). ) from the towers of the temple of the assumption.
MIRADOR DE CHUCUITO
Former ceremonial center of the Aymara kingdom Lupaca, nowadays the farewell ceremonies of the carnival celebration are held, built of mud, adobes and tiles, it is ideal to appreciate the beautiful views of the lake.
CHURCH SANTO DOMINGO CHUCUITO
In this temple the Virgin of the Rosary is venerated every second Sunday of the month of October, bringing together several faithful and devotees showing the current cultural syncretism in the Aymara culture.
Founded in 1539, we find the main altar carved in wood with gold leaf, in addition to two bells made of bronze.
Next to the church we find also the cross of catechesis, carved in stone with images of the Virgin Mary, and the apostle San Juan, cross with which the indoctrination of the natives was initiated.
PISCICULTURA DE CHUCUITO (OPTIONAL)
Center dedicated to the production and commercialization of trout, we can observe the complete process of trout development, there are 03 types of trout, Arroyo, Morena and Arco Iris, the latter being the most numerous due to the good adaptation to the geographical environment.
Belonging to the National University of the Altiplano was created with the purpose of repopulating the species in Lake Titicaca as it was in the process of extinction due to indiscriminate fishing of the species.
MUSEUM OF THE TOTORA:
Located 7 km from the city of Puno, we can appreciate well-made works based on totora, built entirely of this material revives the artisan spirit of the town of Chimú.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Tour guide did not seem to be informed. I think he hadn't taken anyone on this particular tour in a few years. Trip was much shorter than expected.