ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX SILLUSTANI (Morning / Afternoon)
On a high plateau, more than 30 kilometers north of Puno, Sillustani is one of the largest cemeteries in the world. Surrounded by a landscape of stunning beauty, which seems to be summed up in the serene waters of Lake Umayo, the archaeological complex known for its giant ” chullpas ” ( species of stone towers ) , built by Collas and Incas, to bury their dead.
Many of them are 12 meters high and have a larger diameter at the top than at the base. A challenge to the laws of gravity and balance . One detail that makes them unique on the continent.
Tombs of nobles Collas, eternal abode of the Children of the Sun , who to master these lands would be added similar to the Temple of the Sun or Cori court in Cusco architectural features.
Duration 03 hours
- Entrance fees to Sillustani
- Guide Spanish / English
- Private transportation .