STONE HOUSE (LA CASA DE PIEDRA)-Pasco

Visiting Hours : Daytime.

Start Solid building that housed the early twentieth century the administrative offices of the American company Cerro de Pasco Mining Corporation. The work was built under the planning and direction of Spanish citizen Agustin Arias Carracedo. This earned him the appreciation and gratitude of the Americans.Professional takeoff Carracedo Arias is due to the support he gave his father, the notorious Don Manuel Martel miner whose daughter, Manuela Martel, contracted link. This historic building was impregnable the night of 1 December 1908, when an unstoppable mob of workers attacked the Bellavista neighborhood, home to the Americans. There were many deaths, but raised could not enter into it. Through the years it became a symbol of American power in cerreño territory, like CASTLE LOURDES, metal tower erected on the grounds of «Huascacocha». When CENTROMIN PERU company, purchased the assets and liabilities of the US company took away the American Hospital and the local is seen in this photograph it was given to Social Security of Peru.This is one of the most important milestones of our urban history

Pasco Attractions in the City
Campanaa Clock (Campana de Reloj)-pasco

Campanaa Clock (Campana de Reloj)-pasco

replica Clock Bell, one of the few tourist attractions , along with replicas of the Unknown Soldier and the Castle of Lourdes , but despite these years , still looks totally neglected by the authorities , although located steps...

STONE HOUSE (LA CASA DE PIEDRA)-Pasco

STONE HOUSE (LA CASA DE PIEDRA)-Pasco

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Start Solid building that housed the early twentieth century the administrative offices of the American company Cerro de Pasco Mining Corporation. The work was built under the planning and direction of Spanish citizen Agustin Arias Carracedo. This...

Pasco Attractions Beyond the City
Waterfall El Encanto (Cascada El Encanto)-Pasco

Waterfall El Encanto (Cascada El Encanto)-Pasco

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location: 12 kilometers of Villa Rica. La Cascada El Encanto is one of the many ecotourism resources that can be found in the district of Huancabamba, in the province of Oxapampa , in the region of...

Snowy Huaguruncho (Nevado Huaguruncho)-Pasco

Snowy Huaguruncho (Nevado Huaguruncho)-Pasco

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location: 40 miles east of the city of Cerro de Pasco Snowy Huaguruncho (over 5,730 m.s.n.m) surrounded by a few small snow mountains, is the main mountain range of Huaguruncho situated on the eastern edge of...

San Pedro de Ninacaca Church (Pasco) – Excursions in Peru

San Pedro de Ninacaca Church (Pasco) – Excursions in Peru

Visiting Hours : During mass. Location : 31 km south-east of Cerro de Pasco (30 minutes by car). Pasco Built between 1580 and 1610, it brings together both Andean and Spanish architectural techniques. The church was consecrated to its...

Inmaculada Concepción de Vicco Church (Pasco) – Pasco City Tours

Inmaculada Concepción de Vicco Church (Pasco) – Pasco City Tours

Visiting Hours : Mon – Sun 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, prior authorization from a church representative required. Location : 18 km from Cerro de Pasco (30 minutes by car). Pasco A stone church built by the district’s inhabitants...

Punrun Lagoon (Pasco) – Pasco City Tours Peru Travel to in Pasco

Punrun Lagoon (Pasco) – Pasco City Tours Peru Travel to in Pasco

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 37 km south-west of Cerro de Pasco (1 hour 15 minutes by car). Pasco With a surface area of 8 km2, a maximum depth of 200 metres and an altitude of 4,200 masl....

Huayllay National Sanctuary (Pasco) – Peruvian Tours in Pasco

Huayllay National Sanctuary (Pasco) – Peruvian Tours in Pasco

Visiting Hours : Mon – Sun 8.00 am – 5.30 pm. Travel agencies offer camping here. Location : 45 km south of Cerro de Pasco (45 minutes by car). Pasco Chosen as one of the 7 Wonders of Peru....

La Calera Hot Springs (Pasco) – Peru Travel Tours

La Calera Hot Springs (Pasco) – Peru Travel Tours

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 43 km northwest of the city of Cerro de Pasco (1 hour 15 minutes by car) and 3 km (45 minutes on foot) from the village of Huayllay. Pasco Thermal baths rich in...

Pasco Festivals
National Eco-Tourist Festival of Rural – Peru City Tours

National Eco-Tourist Festival of Rural – Peru City Tours

  Pasco Begins: 01-August Ends: 30-September Celebrated at Huayllay National Sanctuary with a variety of activities, such as offerings to the Pachamama (Mother Earth), llama load-carrying contests, Andean gymkhana, thread-spinning competitions, and pottery making, in addition to rock-climbing contests between different...

Festival of Oxapampa’s Patron Saint – Attractions in Peru

Festival of Oxapampa’s Patron Saint – Attractions in Peru

  Pasco Begins: 25-August Ends: 31-August The week begins with a litugical act and a procession in honour of Santa Rosa of Lima. Beauty contests, a motocross race, agricultural fairs a typical food tastings are also held.

Eco tourist Festival of the Indigenous – Travel to Pasco

Eco tourist Festival of the Indigenous – Travel to Pasco

  Pasco Begins: 25-July Ends: 30-July An opportunity to explore the interesting eco-tourist routes, and the coffee and fruit plantations of the indigenous communities. Moreover, visitors can enjoy typical food and dance from the area.

Anniversary of the Arrival of the Austrian-German Settlers – Peru

Anniversary of the Arrival of the Austrian-German Settlers – Peru

  Pasco Begins: 24-July Ends: 30-July A variety of events are organised to commemorate the arrival of the German and Austrian settlers: beauty contests, skill contests, motocross and dance competitions.

Feast of the Crosses – Peruvian tours

Feast of the Crosses – Peruvian tours

Pasco Begins: 01-May Ends: 31-May Religious festival dating back to the Vice Royal Period organised by the «Mayordomos» (masters of ceremonies). In the streets, people perform old dances such as the Chunguinada, Baile Viejo or Negreria.

Easter Week – Oxa Expo – Excursions in Pasco-Peru

Easter Week – Oxa Expo – Excursions in Pasco-Peru

  Pasco Begins: 01-February Ends: 31-March Easter Week is the time chosen by the descendents of the Austrian-German settlers to organise parties with samples of food and dances brought over from Europe at the beginning of last century. Farming and handicraft...

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