the old splendor. In the era of rubber Iquitos was a great capital city .. now remains the entrance to the Amazon but no buildings of this magnitude are. This was brought home from Europe and was put together piece by piece.
The iron house of Iquitos is really beautifull specially if was designed for the Famous Eiffel. I reccomend to visit for everyone.
The Iron House is located near Main Square of Iquitos. It´s the most famous building in the city. where you can take a photos. You can visit Boulevar too. Where you can buy some some native handicrafts.
The Iron House in central Iquitos is the most famous building in the city. It's a two story steel barn with few if any architectural features of note. It's famous because it is remarkably ugly and bizarre, a metal building in the steaminh tropics, and because it is assumed to have been designed by Gustave Eifel, of the Eifel Tower... 更多
We did not go in, but having seen one of Eiffel's churches in Loreto, Baja del Sur, Mexico, we didn't want to miss this!!
The 2nd floor is now closed and the first floor is a pharmacy, but it is historically significant. Right on the main plaza, it's hard to ignore and there is no reason that you shouldn't.
Like almost all the structures designed by Eiffel , except for the famous tower , time has left its mark and their owners generally do not have the money for maintenance.
This was built by Gustave Eiffel for the same World's Fair as the Eiffel Tower. A Peruvian rubber industry magnate bought the entire building and had it dismantled and reassembled in Iquitos. The building used to occupy the whole block but has since been overtaken by other buildings. It now only occupies a street corner opposite Plaza de Armas and... 更多