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Casa de Fierro

Major Square Between Prospero And Putumayo Streets | Center of Iquitos, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Full-Day Iquitos City Tour
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“iron house” (6 reviews)
“rubber boom” (3 reviews)
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Major Square Between Prospero And Putumayo Streets | Center of Iquitos, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s special to see this building which has been importet by a rubber baron because it doesn’t fit perfectly into it’s surroundings from a size perspective. Interesting contrast to the houses next to it. Luckily it’s not necessary to go somewhere to see it, most...More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The story is that it was designed by George Eiffel. Made of left over pieces from the Eiffel Tower, and shipped to Iquitos by mistake. It has an arts and crafts type shop, and a Pharmacy.

Thank sw152Steve
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This one corner landmark looks like the French Quarter on the Amazon, if that city could possibly be more humid. This relic on the town square is low profile like the rest of Iquitos, and would stand out better if restored. Go with black painted...More

Thank Yosef B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Eiffel's house is located just off the main square and is worth stopping by to see for a few minutes, perhaps with an ice cream in hand.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Designed by Eiffel, shipped knocked down to Iquitos and assembled on the spot, its the most sustainable building in the jungle. Look beneath the multiple layers of paint and try to see it in all its glory. Too bad it didn't become a model for...More

Thank johnatehere
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you're walking in downtown Iquitos by all means take a look and a picture. It's an antique metal house designed (allegedly) by Gustave Eiffel, of Eiffel tower fame. It's not too impressive, but it's colorful and quaint. If you're not in the area I...More

Thank JohnABC81
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This building was made with the spares metal from the Eiffel tower from Paris and it architect was Eiffel. In there you can find stores and restaurants.

Thank Javson D
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This Square is a good place to grab a bite to eat then walk around and see the old buildings and watch the people .

Thank rollinsthomas
Reviewed 30 March 2017

There is nothing worth looking at on the inside. It's not very well maintained either. Nothing too impressive. It may have been important or impressive before. There's nothing on its history either.

Thank natalia c
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A big disappointment. The name Eiffel attached to it raises expectations but it appears to be one more dilapidated building in a city that is full of them.

Thank Nancy5960
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