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Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
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Tiwanaku Full-Day Trip from La Paz
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Private Tour: Tiwanaku Archeological Site from La Paz
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Tiwanaku and Titicaca Day Trip from La Paz
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This is one of the most mysterious ancient ruins in South America.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“puma punku” (47 reviews)
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Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a must do visit. essential to understand teh bolivian people and tradition, as well as the inka empire. it worth every cent. if you go by yourself, hire a local guide, they are the best and without them you lose all the best

Thank Thais W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wooooow it's not easy to describe, but really it is a magic place, I've never image just a culture here in Bolivia 🇧🇴, really is a good idea to go if you like this country, almost full day. Don't forget your Cámara.

Thank Roberth_BoB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tiwanaku is an UNESCO site dating back to 1500 BC which turned into the center of an empire. Many excavations can be visited, the first seen was puma punku (door of the puma) which features interlocking prevision cut stone masonry forming load bearing joints without...More

Thank ccksmra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the museum and some of the ruins. No comparison to other archeological sites we have seen but if you must see this site, go. The museum is ok and reasonably well lit.

Thank love2skiLosAngeles
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This is everything you have heard about. Bolivia is a serious PAIN for Americans to visit but this AND Puma Punku make it worth it. A bucket list item.

Thank Jwvv
Reviewed 2 December 2017

It's worth hiring a guide as there is so much still being unearthed. Start with the museum which has some beautiful pieces such as the ' man poking out of the solar plexus of the puma' suggesting you need to master your ego before having...More

1  Thank kirstine2013
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Tiwanaku - very old place with some interesting pyramis (Akapana) , figures , Gate of the Sun, Kalasasaya,. Museums are small with a little information about the oldest culture on the world.

Thank Maciej G
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Visiting the archaeological site of Tiwanaku has been a dream ever since I was introduced to it on the History Channel. The bus journey from La Paz to the site was incredible as it gives one a bird's view of La Paz city. This is...More

3  Thank VG1302
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I found it particularly interesting especially after watching shows about the site on the history channel, seeing for myself the stone work, listening to explanation removing the false theories about the site and its construction.

Thank Veillard
Reviewed 17 November 2017

if you want to know the true history of the inca here it is. get to see Pumapunku or Puma Punku is part of a large temple complex or monument group that is part of the Tiwanaku Site near Tiwanaku, in western Bolivia. It is...More

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Charo M
9 January 2018|
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Response from Maciej G | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! I was in Bolivia in October ( La Paz - Tiwanaku - Salar de Uyuni). It isn't tru that the best period is April - June and information about Tiwanaku. On the map Puma Punku is a part of Tiwanaku. All tour's have a trip... More
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reveron-nyc
27 October 2016|
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Response from Wanderley M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to be late man, but it's hard to find someone there. It wil be better to get a tour guide in La Paz. So I hope the best for you.
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carra3
10 November 2015|
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Response from ishamon | Reviewed this property |
going by van from the Cemeterio General area is what my guide and I did. We waited less than 10 minutes for the van to fill but did it fill! We had kids, coca chewing humanity, farmers with loads of goods which were loaded... More
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