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Cathedral of Pucallpa

The Cathedral of Pucallpa is the most important cathedral of Ucayali. It was inaugurated on December 8, 2005 and is located next to the provincial municipality and the Plaza de Armas, being part of the local tourism center.

Natural park of Pucallpa

The Pucallpa’s Natural Park is a zoo located on the south bank of the city. It is a natural tourist center of singular beauty and environmental quality being an eco-urban area. In addition, it is a cultural attraction where it incorporates a regional museum and a family recreation area.

Ethnographic and Natural Museum Dr. William Cameron Townsend

This museum exhibits ethnographic samples of Amazonian cultures: clothing, customs, stories and myths of the jungle, samples of native experiences, taxidermias and sale of handicrafts.


Fish wrapped in leaves of bijao and roasted to the coal


Chicken soup with peanuts, cilantro and cassava


Rice with chicken wrapped in leaves of bijao and cooked

Picadillo of paiche

Dry paiche frail with onion, tomato and chili

Tacacho with cecina

Roasted green banana with smoked pork

Yarinacocha Lagoon

This lagoon is one of the most important tourist attractions of the city, especially in the month of June for the feast of San Juan. The development of the surrounding communities has been settled in populations of the shipibo - conibo ethnic group. San José, San Juan and native communities such as San Francisco are also adjacent. As an important activity are the cargo and ride of passengers through the lagoon to the connection with the Ucayali River.

San Francisco Ethnic Community

This populated center is the oldest and numerous of the native communities of the Shipibo - Conibo ethnic group in the area. Its inhabitants keep alive its culture through the crafts, language, rituals, traditions, the use of medicinal plants and the use of materials of the zone for the construction of their houses. The shipibo-conibo use the forest to hunt, gather and cultivate as part of their daily tasks. As part of experiential tourism, "shamanic nights" are organized, a set of magical - religious rituals of the locality.