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Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
+591 2 2895104
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Private Tour: Tiwanaku Archeological Site 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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Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
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+591 2 2895104
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"puma punku"
in 49 reviews
"archaeological site"
in 27 reviews
"sun gate"
in 25 reviews
"day trip"
in 55 reviews
"machu picchu"
in 28 reviews
"pre inca"
in 17 reviews
"stone work"
in 10 reviews
"ancient civilization"
in 10 reviews
"inca empire"
in 8 reviews
"interesting ruins"
in 8 reviews
"bilingual guide"
in 7 reviews
"kanoo tours"
in 9 reviews
"small museum"
in 10 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 12 reviews
"two hours"
in 8 reviews
"lake titicaca"
in 11 reviews
"interesting place"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

First off I would not waste my time or money visiting this site without a knowledgeable tour guide. There is way too much interesting history and explanation as to the people that first inhabited this area. Some of the Bolivians believe that could have been...More

Thank Chris E
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You may dismiss this site based upon your research, however, its a trip thats well worth a visit ( I would recommend you take a tour with a guide otherwise you will miss 90% of the historical context). Albeit not well maintained, the site opens...More

Thank Stuart S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went when it was a bit raining. The site was full of mud and they close many parts of the site. Of course, they don’t tell it to you when you buy the ticket!

Thank Antonio C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A magnificent historical site, unfortunately inconvenient to reach and undermaintained. We took an organized trip, carryied by unheated mini bus. Took almost 2 hours. At spot it was muddy and rainy. The site itself is worth the experience, but don't expect a luxurious treatment.

Thank Jan V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always loved ancient sites and this is one of my favorites. Monolyths, pyramids, temples and amazing views is what I enjoyed. The best in Bolivia

Thank aussiemaryrudd
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit! I urge you to take a tour with a guide. The guides are very knowledgeable in the history of the people who settled there. Not having a tour guide is waste of your time! The first brain surgeries in the history...More

Thank Oscar M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating place which tells the story on the ancient cultures in the area. I visited in a tour from La Paz which was good just a small group of 8 with a guide. The tour cost 90B plus you have to pay 100B more for...More

Thank jwakamd
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

It is interesting to find out the history of tiwanaku empire... i like the tiwanaku monolithic the biggest one its in the museum and its not allowed to take photo. It was difficult walk in the site as i am still having the hard time...More

Thank jill-explore
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Great experience with Kanoo tours. Pati gave full explanations in English and Spanish. We had the perfect amount of time at both sites and both museums. Highly recommend. Tiwanaku & Puma Punku full day tour (8am - 4pm) $12 bookable online with  $0.60 fee (at...More

Thank MagicDawn
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Very interesting historical site and a must see in you are in LaPaz. It’s helpful to have a local guide to take you there and give the history of the site.

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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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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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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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