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Casa del Corregidor - Historical Building Puno - Peru

The exquisite Casa del Corregidor, dating from the 17th century, was the seat of the corregidor, or "corrector," a title traditionally associated to a sovereign who served as magistrate, governor and tax-collector. Later the Catholic Church appropriated it, and then a private family, who eventually sold it to the city, at which point it was declared a historical landmark.

The Casa del Corregidor, also called Centro de Economía Solidaria, is now home to a handful of progressive enterprises, like Café Bar de la Casa del Corregidor, the fair trade shop K’antu and All Ways Travel Agency, which sponsors cultural and volunteer tourism. The Casa del Corregidor also sponsors art expositions, talks, workshops and shows.


JirĂłn Deustua 576, Plaza de Armas

Puno, Peru

Historical Building

Getting There

Price Description: Free.

Relative price: Free

Open Hours from:Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.

Open Hours to:Monday-Saturday 9 p.m.

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

Contact Information:
Phone: 365-603

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

By Ricardo Segreda
Growing up in New York, Rick Segreda used to cut out of high school in order to hang out at the Museum of Modern Art and catch foreign-language...
12 Jun 2012

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