In Colonial Architecture Juli stands 5 temples of the XVI and XVII. In this way, they make several stops and goes through the towns of: Chucuito Acora and key. They visit places of interest like the Inca Uyo in Chucuito Molloco, Rest of the Inca, near Juli Aramumuro and others who make the visit more interesting.
Includes admission to the Church of St. John Lateran in Juli and Santiago Apostle Pomata, does not include lunch.
Known as "Little Rome of the Altiplano." Dista 78 km of Puno. The title recalls the coincidence that in this city, as in ancient Rome, there are four major temples. Referred to: San Pedro, San Giovanni in Laterano, Santa Maria Assunta and Santa Cruz. Architectural gems, not only by the magnificence of its interiors, but also for the extraordinary quality that their craftsmen built them. With an obvious influence on European styles mixed.
Includes admission to the Church of St. John Lateran, not including lunch.
Significantly today, this should have been a beautiful architectural monument is crumbling because of thunderstorms that knocked down almost completely. But still seen cruising central dome and in the sacristy, beautifully carved columns and treated.
The sobriety of the arches, the symmetrical arrangement of the columns and all hand carved with a chisel in the baptistery form a conceptual unit of outstanding architectural quality.
This beautiful district is located on a rocky area of Lake Titicaca to 96 km south of Puno, and is known as the "balcony THE PLATEAU PHILOSOPHICAL" maybe by adobe Indian viewpoint. Is visited by his Church which is another monumental work of Andean architecture: The Church of St. James, whose interior is dedicated to the beautiful Lady of the Rosary, a work by Spanish sculptor Martínez Montañez.
This temple dates from the eighteenth century and was built by the Dominicans in granite and red sandstone. The building consists of a single ship that follows the outline of the Latin cross. The main entrance is framed by a semicircular arches, divided into three segments lateral and two central bodies, taking his right, a tower of three bodies topped by a dome half. The side door that faces the Plaza looks exquisite carvings, that on the columns and niches of the two bodies, terminating in a crescent whose coronation is a small stone cross.
Inside, its strong pillars portals, its barrel vault studded with carvings, the stunning detail of the cruise, the dome and its beautiful carved scallops, along with carved openings of windows and the fine lace of her stone dressings gives this temple a unique magnificence, mute testimony to that perfection which reached their anonymous indigenous builders.
Inside, there are still graphic evidence of events during its construction. A beautiful altar of gold leaf, the side altars richly decorated coffered Marquez and complement her beauty.
The whole temple is enclosed in an atrium, where before there were chapels today only a marble cross recalls the devotion of the Dominicans who built it.
78 and 95 km away, always on the Panamerican Highway.
Route: 190 km Duration: 5 Hours. Departures: 08:00 to 10:00.