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Commonly known as “The Venice of the Amazon,” the floating town of Belén near the outskirts of Iquitos offers a unique cultural experience. A boat ride through the market of Belén will give you a rare glimpse into the lifestyle of the locals. A shantytown of modest thatch-roofed homes, restaurants and bars sit atop balsawood foundations, Belen is one of Iquitos’s top tourist attractions.

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Iquitos Private City Tour

Iquitos Private City Tour

You will start your tour in downtown Iquitos, then you will visit the 28 de Julio Square, a recreational area that exhibits in its center the old locomotive that pulled Iquitos first train. Next, you will visit the local Palace of Justice and then you will go to the main market that supplies the city with a great variety of Amazonian fruit, fresh water fish and local products, a feast of colors, smells and tates. Then you wll go to the Iron House, located on the Main Square, designed by Gustave Eiffel. It is an old structure built in 1887, considered the first prefabricated house in the Americas, which shows the economic splendor during the Rubber Boom. You will finally visit the Belén riparian hamlet, a community of Iquitos in which the wooden houses built on beams and columns are elevated some meters above the ground during the dry season, while in the rainy season they seem to float and its inhabitants have to cross theflooded street in canoes.
  • 4 hours

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Should I book Floating City of Belen tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Floating City of Belen can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
How much does it cost to visit Floating City of Belen 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Floating City of Belen costs USD 79.49. Guided Floating City of Belen tours start around USD 79.49 per person.
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