in Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.552 and -68.680 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 33' 8" and W -68° 40' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Boliviano - BOB
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:56 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/La_Paz
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:55 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
16.667 and 112.725 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hoang Sa
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Current travel safety evaluation for Bolivia in South America

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Bolivia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bolivia. Last Update: 2024-05-29 08:01:30

Delve into Tiahuanaco

Tiahuanaco in Departamento de La Paz with it's 3,037 habitants is located in Bolivia about 283 mi (or 455 km) north-west of Sucre, the country's capital town.

Current time in Tiahuanaco is now 06:56 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / La Paz with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Tiahuanaco. The closest airport in Bolivia is El Alto International Airport in a distance of 32 mi (or 52 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System in Argentina at a distance of 85 mi (or 136 km). The closest in Bolivia is Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture in a distance of 118 mi (or 136 km), South.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Desaguadero, Zepita, Yunguyo, La Paz and Kelluyo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 54 °F

Morning Temperature 1°C / 35 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 14%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

12°C (54 °F)
4°C (40 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

12°C (53 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 31st of May 2024

12°C (54 °F)
6°C (42 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Tiwanaku & Puma Punku

Published: June 29, 2011
Length: 10:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mgeubel

My visit to Tiwanaku & Puma Punku in May 2011.

Ceremonia presidencial Tiwanaku

Published: March 23, 2006
Length: 25:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: yduisjcuixefg

Transmisión tradicional de mando al presidente boliviano Evo Morales en el sitio arqueológico de Tiwanaku, en medio de banderas aymaras y presencia de autoridades indígenas del continente.

Puerta del Sol Tiwanaku

Published: February 14, 2013
Length: 41:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cássio Leal

Perto do lago Titicaca, as impressionantes ruínas de Tiwanaku são o último vestígio de uma das mais duradouras civilizações da América do Sul. Localizada a 3845 metros acima do nível...

Tiwanaku | History - Planet Doc Full Documentaries

Published: December 06, 2013
Length: 17:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Planet Doc Full Documentaries

We travel the immense Lake Titicaca in Bolivia, for its ancient civilizations. The legendary Tiahuanaco and the mysterious islands of the sun and the moon, where even today, its inhabitants...

Tiwanaku - Bolívia

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 10:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Anderson Testi

Tiwanaku (também grafado Tiahuanaco, Tiahuanacu e Tihunaco) é um importante sítio arqueológico pré-colombiano situado na Bolívia. Estudiosos das culturas andinas classificam esta civilizaçã...

Comida en la Plaza de Armas de Tiwanaku 2012 - Solsticio

Published: June 30, 2012
Length: 07:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Peru info

Víspera del solsticio del 2012 -- Año 5220 del calendario Aymara. La plaza llena de gente -mayoritariamente de Bolivia- con algunos extranjeros. Velada artística y de fiesta. Muchas carpas...

GoPro / Inca / Tiwanaku Bolivia

Published: April 29, 2014
Length: 58:54 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Doyoung Kim


Tiwanaku et la porte du soleil

Published: April 10, 2013
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Seuls AuMonde

Tiwanaku et la porte du soleil.

Solsticio 5220 en Tiwanaku, Bolivia 2012-06-21-06-40-59

Published: June 30, 2012
Length: 12:50 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Peru info

La Puerta del Sol y los primeros rayos del sol durante el año nuevo Aymara.


Published: November 15, 2011
Length: 27:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tobyclub1

Descubriendo Bolivia y su rica cultura.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Tiwanaku, (Spanish: Tiahuanaco and Tiahuanacu) is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, flourishing as the ritual and administrative capital of a major state power for approximately five hundred years.

Located at -16.5547, -68.6733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1st-millennium BC establishments, Archaeological sites in Bolivia, Andean civilizations, World Heritage Sites in Bolivia, Prehistory of Bolivia, Archaeoastronomy, Former populated places in Bolivia, La Paz Department (Bolivia)


The Kalasasaya (kala for stone; saya or sayasta for standing up) or Stopped Stones is a major archaeological structure that is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tiwanaku. The Kalasasaya is low platform mound with a large courtyard that is surrounded by high stone walls. The Kalasasaya is about 120 by 130 meters in dimension and aligned to the cardinal directions. Like the other platform mounds within Tiwanaka, it has a central sunken court.

Located at -16.555, -68.6736 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
La Paz Department (Bolivia), Tourism in Bolivia, 1st-millennium BC establishments, Archaeological sites in Bolivia, Andean civilizations, World Heritage Sites in Bolivia, History of Bolivia


Pumapunku also called "Puma Pumku" or "Puma Puncu", is part of a large temple complex or monument group that is part of the Tiwanaku Site near Tiwanaku, Bolivia. Tiwanaku is significant in Incan traditions because it is believed to be the site where the world was created. In Aymara, Puma Punku's name means "The Door of the Puma".

Located at -16.5617, -68.6799 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ruins in Bolivia, Archaeological sites in Bolivia, Megalithic monuments, Indigenous topics of the Andes

Tiwanaku, La Paz

Tiwanaku, La Paz is a town in the La Paz Department, Bolivia.

Located at -16.55, -68.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in La Paz Department (Bolivia)

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tiwanaku, Tiahuanaco, טיאהואנקו, ティワナク, Civilização Tiahuanaco, Тиуанако, Tiavanaku