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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. Put El Fuerte de Samaipata into our Samaipata vacation generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Samaipata.
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  • Great ride! Place organized and it's easy to be accessed. Fundamental to cultural immersion of pre Columbian people, incas and Guarani
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  • In the site is can appreciate them different stages historical that has flowed through, first as Center ceremonial pre-Inca with various excavations on the rock, then its stage Inca in which is added altars to their deities and others stays for them uses typical of this civilization and finally them remains of them facilities more defensive of them colonizers Spanish that you gave the name of strong. The visit is a tour wide by paths and walkways through all the site archaeological. The entrance is joint visit also the Museum in the town of Samaipata
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  • I am not a huge indian ruins fan, but if you are, this is your spot! I did enjoy the hike to the top of the mountain. It is also unique in that it is the center point of Bolivia and the 360 views are ...  more »