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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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Puno | Salidas A Sillustani Todos Los Dias, Puno 00159, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Offers great view and interesting history. You can explore the place on your own (no need for guide). The access is very good (paved road all the way) with an ample parking space.

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sillustani is sort of like a pre-Incan version of Arlington Cemetery. It is about 40 minutes from Puno (on the way to Juliaca). The site is on top of a mesa overlooking the surrounding lowlands and Lake Umayo. It is a breathtaking sight from on...More

Thank geotech522
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a 1/2 day tour to Sillustani from Puno. If you have the time, check it out. It offers a beautiful view of the surrounding lake and the history (they are burial tombs) was interesting. They’re have little shops set up on the walk...More

Thank Kitten712
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a driver drop my off at around 11:45am and spent 1.5hrs exploring the funerary homes by myself. There are several posts with explanations and I really enjoyed the tranquility of the place before all the bus tours arrived in the afternoon. There are several...More

Thank Tambli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did our tour in the morning. This is an archeological and historial site. You need to be in good shape in order to walk and clim the site, remember you are in a very high place and need to acclimateto the altitud. When you...More

Thank Gabriella C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very interesting place both culturally and historically and the views from the top of the lakes and scenery are beautiful. Allow a couple of hours to take it all in.

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pre-Incan burial site is perched in a beautiful location above a large lake. Experiencing the site gave me a broader appreciation of the diversity of cultures in the region and was simply visually striking as well. Getting to the site includes a moderate uphill...More

Thank JimE_Colorado
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I did the afternoon tour of about 3 hours. The guide was well informed and took us through the history of the tombs and the area. I had been, by myself, to the museum of Carlos Dreyer in the morning and thought the pair complimented...More

Thank Jannie N
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A lovely clean and quiet place for a visit. Some members were a little apprehensive about more walking in the heat but there were many opportunities to turn back towards the coffee shop if required. An educational visit learning about the funeral pyres and a...More

Thank Bre112
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Do go here if you get the chance. It is a great place to see Inca burial structures and to learn about this civilisation. The town is very clean and the coffee shop near the car park serves very good coffee. The little stall also...More

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ShihD
14 October 2017|
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Response from Peter3101 | Reviewed this property |
We had a Driver to take us to the airport, so we arranged to go a bit earlier to visit Sillustani. There are no gates so there is no opening or closing time....
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ingrid c
8 September 2016|
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Hi, I think an hour there is enough to have a walk around and take in the energy and views.
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lisakensington9
17 August 2016|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
We took the Andean Explorer train from Puno to Cucso & travelled through Juliaca - not the most attractive town. However, it's still reasonably close to the Lake so you should see it from a window seat.
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