capital city of San Román, Puno, Peru

Juliaca is a city in the Peruvian Altiplano.

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  • 1 Inca Manco Cápac International Airport (JUL  IATA) (NW part of town, 5 km northwest from the Plaza de Armas in the city along Av Ferrocarril and Av Aviancion). is the nearest airport to the western shores of Lago Titicaca at Capachica (40 km east) and Puno (42 km south) with the following airlines:    

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The 2 Terminal Terrestre is about a 20-minute walk (2 km) (or a much faster taxi ride) east from the Plaza de Armas. Daily buses depart to and from Cusco (6hrs); Arequipa (4 hrs); Puno (:50 min); Copacabana and Lima (18hr12m via Arequipa) with some of the following:

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  • Lampa, 35 km northwest of Juliaca on Carr Lampa-Juliaca, has an impressive colonial church and catacombs with an exact replica of "La Pieta" of Michelangelo, and South American camelids.

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  • La Fuente de la Salud, Jr. Jorge Chavez N° 215 (round the corner from Hotel Sakura). A very nice vegetarian restaurant. S/6 for a very complete menu. Clean and friendly staff. Definitely worth stopping by if you are in town.

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Travel to Puno for lodging.

  • Hotel Sakura (San Roman 133). Check-out: 13:00. Clean hotel, cable TV, wireless internet. Pretty decent accommodation. S/70 for a double..

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