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Tour from Puno to Juli (1d)
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Tour to Juli Churches from Puno (1d)

ID: ES027
  • Description

    Description

    After passing through INCA UYO and ARAMU MURU; you’ll be dazzled with Juli (3850 m), capital of the province of Chucuito, Department of Puno, in southern Peru.

    Historically JULI was the main center of Aymara nation; in JULIwas consolidated the Inca Empire. In colonial times JULI was the largest cultural center and Christian evangelization in this part of South America. In Republic’s time, Juli was considered the largest touristic center on Lake Titicaca.

    Total time: 07:00 hours approx.

  • Itinerary

    Itinerary

     

    ITINERARY APPROX TIME
    Pick up from hotels in Puno. 07:30AM
    Departure to Inca Uyo. 07:40AM
    Arrival to Inca Uyo (30 min). 08:00AM
    Departure to Hayu Marca / Aramu Muru. 08:30AM
    Visit portal of Aramu Muru (1 hr). 09:30AM
    Departure to Juli. 10:30AM
    Arrival to Juli, visit 3 churches. 11:00AM
    Box Lunch and return to Puno. 12:30PM
    Arrival to Puno. 02:15PM
  • Information

    Tourist circuit

    Known as the "Little Rome of America" is one of the cities where you can see the baroque - mestizo style at its best, has four very beautiful churches:

    SAN PEDRO MARTIR CHURCH JULI(1565).

    The first temple of Juli was made by order of St. Thomas (Dominican order); its construction began in the year 1565 as noted by Garci Diez de San Miguel, has a marked influence of Baroque-Aymara Style

    It has a single nave in form of a Latin cross, with numerous side chapels with paints of great quality, a baptismal font and wood carvings.

    SAN JUAN DE LETRAN - JULI.

    Built between 1568 and 1576 by Dominican order and completed in 1592 by Jesuit order. Sculpted in white granite (7/10 Scale of mineral hardness), has a single nave in the form of a Latin cross, two side chapels, has two doors, 26 windows. The pulpit is in fractions, with spiral columns carved in stone.

    It has the series “Life of John the Baptist” (of the famous Jesuit Bernardo Bitti and Thomas Lara).

    NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA ASUNCIÓN.

    Started in 1568 by Dominican order. Of renaissance style, was completed in 1602. Inside this church you’ll find canvas from Cusco’s schools, Italian and Spanish. Likewise murals with flora and fauna of the place.

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