Trip Planner: South America / Bolivia / Santa Cruz Department / Samaipata / Historic Sites / El Fuerte de Samaipata
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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The ruïns are pretty nice but the view is the great winner of this site. You walk around and are amazed at every turn. I would recommend to drive up and walk back to samaipata (2hrs). Take a swim at t... more »
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