El Fuerte de Samaipata, Samaipata

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Visit a pre-Incan site at El Fuerte de Samaipata, which features ruins of a 15th-century temple complex. The well-preserved buildings and these carvings led to the site becoming a World Heritage site. The site was actually in use long before the 15th century, but the majority of the structures and carvings came from the Inca between the 15th and 17th centuries. Hire a tour guide and walk through the complex, seeing the different buildings and learning about their usage long ago. Behind the structures lie the carvings, characters carved into the stone of the mountain by the inhabitants. Plan to see El Fuerte de Samaipata and other attractions that appeal to you using our Samaipata online attractions planner .
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  • October 2, 2017
    We hired a Jeep to go to the fort while spending the weekend in Samaipata. It is said that this fort is pretty Incan and established by the ancient tribe of Change the Incas and invaded by the Guarani...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    Worth approach and know the history of the Fort and the area itself, people's attention is good, but for foreigners is a bit exaggerated price.
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  • September 24, 2017
    This is a must see in my opinion if you are in the area. How often do you get to see man-made sites from the 300's . The visit is an inspiration to learn about pre-Incan cultures that most people have...  more »

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