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Arco Deustua Memorial - Historical Building Puno - Peru

Three blocks north of Parque Pino is the Arco Deustua memorial. The huge stone archway was erected in 1847 to commemorate Peru’s soldiers that fell in the battles of Junín and Ayacucho during the Wars of Independence against Spain. Sitting on the crest of a low hill in Parque San Juan, Arco Deustua serves as a good lookout point over Puno. Curiously, the arch was built on the former site of the Santa Bárbara cemetery.


Jirón Independencia (200-block) and Jirón Coronel M. Ríos

Puno, Peru

Historical Building Types:
19th century architecture, Site of historic significance

Price Description: Free.

Relative price: Free

Open Hours from:Daily 10 a.m.

Open Hours to:Daily 5 p.m.

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

Here are other activities in and around Puno that may be of interest: Casa del Corregidor, The Yavari, Iglesia San Juan Bautista and Catedral de Puno.

12 Jun 2012

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