Puno Cathedral: Overall view of facade

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Description

The town of Puno is the capital of the department of Puno, located on the shore of Lake Titicaca. It was founded on November 4, 1668 by the Spanish for its closeness to the colonial silver mine of Laykakota. The Cathedral of Puno was built in the 18th century by the Spanish, located in the Plaza de Armas.

Attributes

Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Catedral de Puno

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Cathedrals

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Eighteenth century

  • Spanish Colonial

Place of Creation
  • Puno

  • Puno, Puno, Peru

  • -15.840966-70.028884

Departments and Units
Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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