What is Iquitos known for?

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contemporary design

content Located right off the Plaza de Armas (Main Square) in Iquitos, this small, charm and elegant hotel is situated close to the city’s famous historic buildings, banks, ATMs, malls, tourist services, and convenient located 2 blocks away from the riverwalk. Emperador Terraza features a classical and contemporary design, with 12 comfortable rooms with modern amenities including flat screen TV, air conditioner or electric fan, telephone, fitted closet, safe box, private bathroom with shower


with more presence are documentary (Documentary film), nature (Nature documentary), drama (Drama film), art house (Art film) and, recently, horror (Horror film) and found footage (Found footage (genre)) in ''General Cemetery''. At first, with Wong Rengifo, was shot slice-of-life (Slice of life) documentary films Tourism File:Viñeta gemela de


, it occurs regularly that tourists who hire a boat to take them to Pilpintuwasi, Monkey Island, or the Caiman Farm, are actually dropped off at one of the serpentarios. Don't be fooled, ripped off and cheated out of a visit to one of the better places; and don't support crime against nature with your money. Make sure you avoid the serpentarios. Do The main reason to visit Iquitos is that it serves as a launch point for trips into the Amazon. Single day or multi-day trips can be booked

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, Lima With about 29.5 million inhabitants, Peru is the fourth most populous country in South America (List of South American countries by population). United Nations, , pp. 44–48. Retrieved July 29, 2007. Its demographic growth rate declined from 2.6% to 1.6% between 1950 and 2000; population is expected to reach

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, Inkafarma, Interbank, Los Portales, Mapfre, Motocorp, Multicines Star, Orvisa Caterpillar, Persa, Petroperú, RadioShack, Scotiabank, Shambo, Special Book Services, Telefónica Movistar, The Coca-Cola Company, Topitop, Western Union, Yamaha Corporation, among others. In the coming years, companies like Ripley (Ripley S.A.), Saga Falabella, Metro, Plaza Vea, Tottus, among others, would be available. Education Iquitos is home to numerous


-of-the-amazon-as-one-of-the-new7wonders-of-nature ?utm_source rss&utm_medium rss&utm_campaign peru-ready-to-celebrate-the-official-inauguration-of-the-amazon-as-one-of-the-new7wonders-of-nature accessdate 8 August 2012 newspaper News7Wonder date 6 August 2012 The plaque was forged in Munich, Germany. Iguazu Falls in xx has also been recognized as one of these top natural wonders.


the rubber boom of the 1880s. Comprise mainly European (Architecture of Europe) Amazonian-style buildings with ceramic tiles imported from Italy and Portugal, and its unique, French architecture called Casa de Fierro built by Gustave Eiffel, who built the original house in Paris for an exhibition of 1878. <

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with more presence are documentary (Documentary film), nature (Nature documentary), drama (Drama film), art house (Art film) and, recently, horror (Horror film) and found footage (Found footage (genre)) in ''General Cemetery''. At first, with Wong Rengifo, was shot slice-of-life (Slice of life) documentary films Tourism thumb 200px left From top to bottom: Lower area of Belén District, Maynas Belen District (File:Viñeta gemela de Iquitos.jpg), Iquitos, and signature Amazonian horizon surrounding the city. Tourism is one of the most vital industries in Iquitos, which has a growing reputation as a honeypot (honeypot (geography)) due to its location on the banks of the Amazon River, one of the seven natural wonders of the world (New Seven Wonders of Nature). Through the years, Iquitos receives a considerable amount of foreigners; the tourist index grew by international flights offered by the city's airport. Tourism in the city formed into European-style architecture, cuisine, drinks, art, culture, worldview, Spanish accent and historical references of Loreto. Iquitos has adequate infrastructure to accommodate tourists from all levels. It has a 5-star hotel, many of 3-, 2-, and 1-star rating. The major tourist attractions include Barrio de Belén, Plaza de Armas, Casa de Fierro, Ex Hotel Palace, Iglesia Matriz de Iquitos, Allpahuayo Mishana; Embarcadero Bellavista-Nanay, ethnic communities located around the city, Quistococha Resort and Zoo; Mercado Artesanal of San Juan. iperú (Iperu, tourist information and assistance) is the leading tourist guide service that is offered to tourists at the airport and the city center of the city. The city is also home to unique tourist companies as Maniti Camp Expeditions, Otorongo Expeditions, WikiPedia:Iquitos commons:Iquitos

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beings. Many of the legendary beings, with appearances motivated by local geography, have powers and influenced much in agriculture and worldview of Iquitos. The dance and music, a mix of indigenous (indigenous peoples) and mestizo heritage are closely related to the meanings of mythology, and also with the life of the citizen and Amazonian villager. The complex cultural life of Iquitos consists mainly of native iquiteños, Brazilian (Brazilian people)s, Colombian (Colombian people)s, Chineses and settled expatriates ethnicities. The term "charapa culture" generally refers to social, cultural and artistic movements of Iquitos. Iquitos has a unique culture that is strongly felt, as the following quotes says: WikiPedia:Iquitos commons:Iquitos


'''Iquitos''' ( ) is the largest city (metropolis) in the Peruvian rainforest and the fifth-largest city (List of cities in Peru) of Peru. It is also the capital city of the Loreto Region and Maynas Province. Located in the Amazon Basin, the city is along the Amazon (Amazon River), Nanay (Nanay River) and Itaya (Itaya River) rivers. Its name in Iquito language translates to ''the people''. The city proper with its four districts has a population of 422,055; 462,783 live within the Iquitos Metropolitan Area, making it in the sixth-largest metropolitan area (List of metropolitan areas of Peru) of the country. The official city nickname is ''Capital of the Peruvian Amazon''.

During the early 20th-century rubber boom, it attracted many European immigrants; they contributed to a period of wealth and great social and commercial development that resulted in its unique urban and cultural identity. The city originally was developed from an Indian Reduction developed by Jesuit missionaries (Jesuits) along the Nanay river circa 1757 with the name '''San Pablo de Napeanos'''. The town was inhabited by the Napeanos and Iquito people. At the present time, the city has become a destination in the Peruvian Amazon, due to historic architecture, cuisine, landscapes, accent, nightlife and diverse cultural movement. It is a cosmopolitan city (Multiculturalism) with strong Amazonia (Amazon Rainforest in Peru) roots.

Downtown Iquitos is considered the starting point for the city tour. The Belén Market is described as the largest traditional market in the Peruvian Amazon. Several neighborhoods and landmarks of Iquitos are prized for their Amazonian, European, and bohemian atmosphere. Over 250,000 visitors came to Iquitos in 2012, a number that is expected to rise since the ranking of the Amazon River as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. In 2012 Iquitos inaugurated international flights with the major hub in Panama City, with shared destination to Miami and Cancun. The city was included, as number 6, on the list of "top 10 cities for 2011" by ''Lonely Planet''.

The city can be reached only by airplane or boat, with the exception of a road to Nauta, a small town roughly draft (Draft (hull)) can reach Iquitos from the Atlantic Ocean, 3600&nbsp;km away. Most people travel within the city via bus, motorcycle, or the ubiquitous auto rickshaw (''mototaxi'', ''motocarro'' or ''motocar''). It is a modified motorcycle with a cabin behind supported by two wheels, seating three. Transportation to nearby towns often requires a river trip via ''pequepeque'', a small public motorized boat.

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