The tiny town of Lampa is located about 25 kilometers from Juliaca, inside Puno´s highlands. The Santiago Apostol Church, built in stone is one of the most important buildings of the city. Inside this church there is an identical replica of Michelangelo´s la pieta, capping a stunning black marble mausoleum of Mr. Torres Bellón, who was a prosper engineer of the city. The amazing thing is that in this town there is a second replica of the italian artist´s work, the second sculpture is located in the City Hall, with an exhibition of Victor Humareda, a peruvian painter. Making Lampa the only place in the world where you can find two identical copies of this masterpiece. Lampa has other wonders, colorful adobe houses, kid´s games made of stone inside domestic patios, an Immaculate Conception platform made from over 800kilos of pure silver and La Colorada, a lagoon which is the small natural Paradise of birds and other animals.
Tukuy Mikhuy. Bolognesi 209. Plaza Grau next to the church entrance. Ph. 051786015.
La Casona de Lampa. Plaza de Armas s/n. Ph. 999607682 / 051797531 / 958968170.