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Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
591-2-289-5104
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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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Full-Day Tiwanku Tour from La Paz
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This is one of the most mysterious ancient ruins in South America.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first stop after crossing into Bolivia from Peru. The site was different from all the Incan ruins we had seen in the previous days. Plenty of beautiful stone work and carving on the main site. Then you head over to another area...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is main tourist spot. Do hire a guide. They are right there on site, if you need one and their knowledge adds greatly to the experience. They have a marked path thru the site. Not a difficult site to maneuver, but it is a...More

Thank 7promiseland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 5 stopped here on a day trip to Titicaca. This is a great tour to understand the history and culture of the region. A lot of information on the Tiahuanacu who predates the Incas by several centuries. A complex history woven n...More

Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have seen many mixed reviews of this place and I can understand why. For people that hope to find another Machu Picchu here, they will be very dissatisfied because you need quite a lot of imagination here as many areas are completely destroyed and...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting site to visit. Got there with a tour and learned a lot about Tiwanaku civilization. (Would have been a bit useless to the without a guide.) The artefacts in the museum were quite interesting but the presentation could definitely be better. Also, I believe...More

Thank M.Firat A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This amazing culture and site has been kept as a secret. Incas and Mayas are most prominently mentioned when visitors go to the Americas, however the Aymaras were before both civilizations and way more advanced, in fact Incas and Mayas took from the Aymaras. Tiwanaku...More

Thank LoveToTravelNJ63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

PROs - Very nice construction style - Cheap handicrafts market - Nice museums CONs - Long trip from La Paz - Expensive entry for foreigners (100 BSB, in comparison to 15 BSB for locals) - Information signs don't tell you anything about the history of...More

1  Thank andresmayaj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is upsetting that the seat of south american indian civilization, that have been a capital city for ore than 2000 years (in difference to the Inca Empire that existed only for some 80 years) is in such a poor state. First pretty poor roads...More

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutly amazing, breathtanking and better i could ever imagine of an archeological cite Trufi leave from the cementary 15bol. To the site, hire a guide (130-150 bol. Shared in groups of up to 7) we had victor knew absolutly everything, comes from the area and...More

Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in La Paz dont miss to check out Tiwanaku ruins as it is one of the oldest ruins and also has spiritual significance. Tiwanaku is usually 1.5 hr ride from La Paz and at an elevation of 12600ft. The empire dates back...More

Thank Britto R
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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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75bean
15 August 2015|
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Response from MickyLeMouse | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much now because its the dry season. Best to get there as early as possible because it gets very busy. Same with Machu Picchu. Make sure you get a decent guide.
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