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Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku, La Paz, Bolivia
591-2-289-5104
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Private Tour: Tiwanaku Archeological Site from La Paz
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Tiwanaku Full-Day Trip 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 4 days ago via mobile

Booked a tour after working out that getting there by public transport would save very little money and might add a lot of time. May have been a poor decision as this certainly took a lot of time! Was collected from hotel just after 8am....More

Thank Loosenz
Reviewed 4 days ago

There´s little left of these ruins, which of course is a shame and nothing else. This site would still be impressive because of its history, were it not for the fact that some arqueologists (?) have been pimping the ruins in weird ways.

Thank cooprwatson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Within the several places I visited in La Paz is the one that deserve a visit. We took the Maya tours, bus OK as well the guide. The low is the stop for lunch, terrible, I didn't had lunch.

Thank Andre O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Tiwanaku as part of an organized group visit. One needs to allow at least two hours to get around the external features and the two museums. The museums are a fascinating insight into the wonders of the Tiwanaku empire, though I found...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 1 week ago

is not than spectacular of other places if you consider the number of constructions, but is a greate place with short but great examples of the development of one of the most ancient culture of Bolivia. If you like the ruins of Cuzco, you need...More

Thank Willmar_Pimentel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site is fascinating and the tour I went on (organised through Loki Hostel) was very good but the place isn't as well maintained or protected or excavated as archeological sites in Peru or Central America. If you are travelling round Bolivia only you will...More

Thank Clunnon207
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tiwankau was even better than expectation. Fantastic english ( and Spainish)) speaking Very knowleable guide. Organised through la paz universtty tourism. Price included a good lunch and entrance fees and transport. Really pleasant to wander without the crowds at this special place that dates before...More

Thank Loulou0833
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This site is very small and you have probaly better ways to spend your time, however if you are a history o archeology fanatic it might be worth your time

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really you need to know this place, with an antiquity group of monoliths and others amazing structures made by the Tiwanaky Culture. A wonderful visite...

Thank Cristian V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had visited Machy Pichu first...would recommend this as a follow up. Interesting. gotta wonder how they got all these massive stones from the quarry 40 miles away...mostly dolomite...pretty hard stuff.

Thank kevmckenz
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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
14 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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