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Explore Tiwanaku in Bolivia

Tiwanaku in the region of La Paz with its 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 11:44 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/La Paz " with a 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, and Tacaca. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Putre . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Tiwanaku ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Puma Punku

3:15 min by thestonylein
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the mistery of Puma Punku sight near Tiwanaku aka Tiahuanaco aka Tiahuanacu UNESCO World Heritage Site ..

Tiahuanaco Bolivia

4:49 min by AaVeeZet
Views: 15554 Rating: 5.00

Tiwanaku (Spanish spellings: Tiahuanaco and Tiahuanacu) is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important pre ..


Tiwanaku & Puma Punku

8:55 min by mgeubel
Views: 4366 Rating: 5.00

My visit to Tiwanaku & Puma Punku in May 2011 ..

Bolivien Tiwanacu Ruinenstadt

8:22 min by sinachristian
Views: 1436 Rating: 5.00

In der Nähe des Titicacasee-See liegt auf 4000 mtr. Höhe die Ruinenstadt Tiwanacu eines untergangene alten Kulturvolkes. ..


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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 -68.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in La Paz Department (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 -16.56 -68.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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.

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Located at -16.56 -68.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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

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 -68.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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

Huacullani

Huacullani is a location in the La Paz Department in Bolivia.

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Located at -16.43 -68.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Populated places in La Paz Department (Bolivia)