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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  • From Samaipata it is easy to get to this amazing site. Beautiful walk through time and the Inca culture
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  • This is a gorgeous place to visit. I loved every second of it. Take your time to walk around or sit on one of the benches. I had wouldn't advice to let a taxi wait for you, because then you'll have a ...  more »
  • One of the few pre-inca sites in the eastern part of the Bolivia. The site is rather quite damaged because of erosion, but very interesting. There is some information, but it is better to inquire a little ahead on the internet or take a guided tour from Samaipata.
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