Archaeological Park of Tierradentro, Inza

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Learn about pre-Columbian history while you’re surrounded by lush green landscape at Archaeological Park of Tierradentro. The park is known for its pre-Columbian underground, or hypogea. Find these underground tombs, which typically feature western-oriented spiral stair entrances, leading to a chamber five to eight meters below ground. Chamber walls are usually painted in red, black, and white. Some of the underground chambers contain ancient remains, although many are gone due to grave robberies that happened before the park became a protected area. Make Archaeological Park of Tierradentro a part of your Inza vacation plans using our Inza trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 9, 2017
    One must visit Tierradentro on their visit to Cauca, from Popayán, it´s about 70km to Inzá, from there we visited fincas cafeteras home to a wide range of birds, condor and species of wildlife. Follow...  more »
  • July 5, 2017
    Meet the burials and the necropolis was very satisfying and rewarding. The guides who live in the place are very well prepared, the best experience while climbing by high elf was watching a Morpho butterfly.
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  • June 22, 2017
    This beautiful region is off the beaten path and absolutely worth the visit! Take a few days to explore the various archaeological sites, museums and breathtaking scenery. Hikes have varying levels of...  more »

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