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Tiwanaku Destination Guide

Explore Tiwanaku in Bolivia.

Tiwanaku in the region of La Paz with it's 3,037 inhabitants is a town in Bolivia - some 284 mi (or 457 km) North-West of Sucre, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Tiwanaku is now 07:33 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / La Paz" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Putre, Iquique, Arica, Umamarca, Tacaca or Arequipa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tiwanacu, Tiwanaku, Huancollo, Huallacollo, Hiscahuilaque and Antamarca. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Festividad Senor de la Exaltacion de Tiw...

04:10 min ( April 18, 2010 by eltiburon1234)
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Festividad del 14 se Septiembre en Tiwanaku.1994

TIWANAKU BOLIVIA

02:01 min ( November 16, 2011 by tobyclub1)
Views: 77 - Rating: 5/5

Descubriendo Bolivia y su rica cultura


Tiwanaku - Bolívia

00:59 min ( April 21, 2012 by Anderson Testi)
Views: 16 - Rating: 0/5

Tiwanaku (também grafado Tiahuanaco, Tiahuanacu e Tihunaco) é um importante sítio arqueológico pré-colombiano situado na Bolívia. Estudiosos das culturas andinas classificam esta civilização c...

Musica boliviana en Tiwanaku

04:37 min ( June 30, 2012 by javi270270)
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Víspera del solsticio del 2012 -- Año 5220 del calendario Aymara. La plaza llena de gente -mayoritariamente de Bolivia- con algunos extranjeros. Velada artística y de fiesta. Muchas carpas y mucho ...


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Interesting facts about this location

Tiwanaku, La Paz

Tiwanaku, La Paz is a town in the La Paz Department, Bolivia.

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Located at -16.55, -68.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in La Paz Department (Bolivia)

Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku, (Spanish: Tiahuanaco and Tiahuanacu) is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, flourishing as the ritual and administrative capital of a major state power for approximately five hundred years.

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Located at -16.55, -68.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1st-millennium BC establishments, Andean civilizations, Archaeoastronomy, Archaeological sites in Bolivia, Former populated places in Bolivia, La Paz Department (Bolivia), Prehistory of Bolivia, World Heritage Sites in Bolivia

Pumapunku

Pumapunku also called "Puma Pumku" or "Puma Puncu", is part of a large temple complex or monument group that is part of the Tiwanaku Site near Tiwanaku, Bolivia. Tiwanaku is significant in Incan traditions because it is believed to be the site where the world was created. In Aymara, Puma Punku's name means "The Door of the Puma".

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Located at -16.55, -68.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Bolivia, Indigenous topics of the Andes, Megalithic monuments, Ruins in Bolivia

Kalasasaya

The Kalasasaya (kala for stone; saya or sayasta for standing up) or Stopped Stones is a major archaeological structure that is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tiwanaku. The Kalasasaya is low platform mound with a large courtyard that is surrounded by high stone walls. The Kalasasaya is about 120 by 130 meters in dimension and aligned to the cardinal directions. Like the other platform mounds within Tiwanaka, it has a central sunken court.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -16.55, -68.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1st-millennium BC establishments, Andean civilizations, Archaeological sites in Bolivia, History of Bolivia, La Paz Department (Bolivia), Tourism in Bolivia, World Heritage Sites in Bolivia

Catavi (La Paz)

Catavi (La Paz) is a small town in Bolivia. In 2009 it had an estimated population of 814.

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Located at -16.55, -68.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in La Paz Department (Bolivia)