Tiwanaku: Hidden Millennial Culture

by Isandes Bolivia Tours
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  • Location
    LA PAZ , Bolivia
  • Duration
    45m
  • Group Size
    Up to 100+ guests
  • Language(s)
    • English,
    • Português (Portuguese),
    • Español (Spanish)
  • $

Itinerary

Tiwanaku culture, is considered mother of the Inca culture. Main archaeological site of Bolivia. It is located 72 km. from the city of La Paz. In an area of 30 hectares, it presents a set of Templar remains of the Tiwanaku culture, among them the Kalasasaya or Sun temple inside which is the famous Puerta del Sol, the semi-underground Pachamama temple with its enigmatic nail heads. You can also see the pyramids of Akapana and Pumapunku (discovered only in part and currently under excavation).

This archaeological site is among the oldest of the Andean cultures of South America and its remains are surprising for their monumentality, for the perfection of the construction and decorative technique with rocks perfectly interlocked, in armony within its environment and people, there is a high plateau region between two mountain ranges, some cultivated fields of potatoes, quinoa and native communities still with additional living stile, come and be part of this live experience!

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RENAN IBAÑEZ
Isandes Bolivia Tours

Renan is a well-known local guide in Bolivia. He has led many group tours throughout his country since 2002 showing his beautiful scenery and history. He has deep contact with the native people of his country. History, Culture and Tradition are his areas of expertise, which makes him a perfect host to Bolivia. He will take us to places like La Paz, Lake Titicaca and maybe even the famous salt flats! Join him in sharing his love for his motherland, enjoying his knowledge and sense of humor!

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