Tiwanaku

It’s hard to believe that people once survived here on the harsh Altiplano, let alone built a thriving civilization. But the remains of Tiwanaku are evidence of how humans can create an existence anywhere.

Read more about our visit here.

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A hand-made model showing the alignment of the sun during solstices.

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The Sun Gate, with Jaguar and Condor Warriors.

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View from the Sunken Temple towards the Kalasasaya.

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An ancient model used to plan one of the large temples on site.

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