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Parque Pino - City Plaza Puno - Peru

Parque Pino, connected to the larger Plaza de Armas by the pedestrian stretch of Jir贸n Lima, was landscaped in 1901, to honor pune帽o, Dr. Manuel Pino, who emerged as a hero of the Guerra del Pac铆fico against Chile. A statue of the doctor stands atop a column in the center of the park, and busts of other notable local sons who partook in this campaign are found below. One side of the square is taken up by the "Glorious National College of San Carlos," founded by Sim贸n Bol铆var, general of South America鈥檚 independence wars.


Jir贸n Lima and Jir贸n Arbul煤

Puno, Peru

City Plaza

Getting There

From the Plaza de Armas, walk three blocks north on Jir贸n Lima.

Price Description: Free.

Relative price: Free

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

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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