"Puno, the gate of Titicaca" Top 5 Page for this destination Puno by SirRichard
Puno Travel Guide: 185 reviews and 496 photos
For most of the people visiting Puno, this is a basecamp for visiting the Titicaca lake, the Uros islands, Taquile, or even the funerary towers of Sillustani.
Located in the Peruvian western shore of the lake, is the biggest town around the lake, and a stopover on the way from Cuzco to Bolivia.
But if you have a free afternoon here, there's a few things to do in Puno, wandering around its colonial streets, visiting the cathedral, buying some excellent wool, or eating at one of its many popular restaurants.
What I enjoyed most in Puno was wandering around its little streets with all those interesting small shops and popular restaurants. I even went to a hairdresser and got my hair cur for less than a dollar!
The cheapest way to arrive to Puno is by bus. I arrived here from Copacabana (3h, 20 bolivians), Bolivia. The bus... more travel advice
Although there are also cars that serve as taxis, motorbikes and bikes are quite popular here, and much cheaper. You can... more travel advice
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