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Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
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Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed July 20, 2014

It is worth a visit, nice ruins and somehow the museums. But be prepared, because as a tourist they will charge you much more than the locals. And in addition, you will have to pay a person if you want someone to guide through the...More

1  Thank Clauaguilera
Reviewed July 19, 2014

The tiwanaku ruins are an impressive demostration of the pre incan societies of the area. The beautiful puerta del sol is there along with other temples that showed the might of the tiwanaku people. Short but beautiful ride outside of the city worth a day...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2014

Just a quick one one this mainly on ways to get there. These are well.worth going to. Book or hire a guide to get the most out of it. Catch a public mini bus from la paz (dead cheap) drops you right at the road...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2014

One of the most wonderful and spiritual healing experiences that we had. Very Cold but very worth it. The Aymara new year must be experience at least once in a life time

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Reviewed July 11, 2014

I have been wanting to go to Tiawanaku ever since I read about it 15years ago. I am absolutely fascinated by the origins of these sites and the mysteries of the past that they throw up. The site is still not fully excavated but what...More

Thank Britishtraveller2014
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Visited Tiwanaku and the often missed Pumapunko ruins (don't miss it) with a superb guide from Grupo Rosario Travel Agency. While not as well preserved as Machhu Pichhu, these ruins are 1500+ years older, and more contemporary to the Toltec ruins in Mexico. Plenty of...More

Thank travelplansr
Reviewed June 23, 2014

First up, if you've visited sites in Peru or Mexico then you need to manage expectations. You can only see a corner of the step pyramid and the other sites / monoliths are pretty simple by comparison. That said, it gives an important insight into...More

1  Thank SuttonHill
Reviewed June 20, 2014

not manytourists. very easy to do without doing a organized tour. take collectivo from el alto. stay in one of the hostels in tiwanaku and stay in the ruins all day if you like and meditate as long as you want. entrance for foreigners 80...More

2  Thank daniduddle
Reviewed June 19, 2014

I booked a day trip to Tiwanaku, a perfect Sunday excursion when everything in La Paz closes on Sunday afternoon. I booked through Julius Tours, that definitely combined with another group, but it seemed like the only one going that day besides completely private tour...More

1  Thank KCinDC2013
Reviewed June 3, 2014

The craftsmanship of Tiwanaku is highly advanced, considering most of it is over 1000 years old. Largest structure, the stepped Akapana Pyramid is the perfect vantage point to survey the whole complex. On this pyramid you will find a row of magnetic stones, said to...More

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reveron-nyc
Hi, I am on a short trip to La Paz, and I only have 1/2 day tomorrow afternoon. I'm wondering if I can expect to find an english-speaking guide AT Tiwanaku if I take a taxi there. Thanks for any help or advice you can offer... Edwin
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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
I am not staying in a hotel. Anyone have any info on how to do a half-day tour that doesn't cost $100? Or is it better to take the public bus there? If so, where do I get the bus?
November 9, 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
What is the best season to visit these sites?
August 14, 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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