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El Fuerte de Samaipata

Samaipata, Bolivia
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Excellent Activity For Anyone Visiting Samaipata

I was really impressed by this little archeological sight - not really a fort but more of a complex... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JosephMcGhee
via mobile
Samaipata and its arqueological area is beautiful and for us is an important sacred place to respect and visit.

I have traveled with my family and is worth to visit it and learn a little bit more of our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kuma T
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La Paz, Bolivia
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The archaeological site contains walls from ancient Inca dwellings.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
“santa cruz” (11 reviews)
“walk around” (3 reviews)
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Samaipata, Bolivia
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"nice walk"
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"place is beautiful"
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"world heritage site"
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"great place to visit"
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"relaxed visit"
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"machu picchu"
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"rock carvings"
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"amazing history"
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"day trip"
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"fort"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was really impressed by this little archeological sight - not really a fort but more of a complex of religious, administrative and housing ruins. We didn't use a guide and really didn't miss it but that being said a guide is a good way...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have traveled with my family and is worth to visit it and learn a little bit more of our traditions and culture. Around Samaipata you can stay in beautiful little hotels and of course enjoy the "Camba" meals they offer you. If you come...More

Thank Kuma T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with Samaipata tours to Amboro National Park. Our female guide was very knowledge, patient, and friendly. We had a great day. The park is definitely worth a visit!

Thank Nicky D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this place is really special. I loved that you can get really close and see everyting. There are signs all over this explanation about every part both in Spanish and English.

Thank NaomiCat12345
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

It was a slightly raining day beginning of June 2018, it was hard to get there from Santa Cruz but was worth it. The place is beautiful, nice scenery, luxury vegetations and very nice flowers. I highly recommend the soup :-)

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Nice day trip from Samaipata. We hiked back and forth on a oneway road with very few traffic. It takes around 2 hours (one way) Entrance fee is a bit high with 50 Bv p.p but at least the have English written informations. We were...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Take at taxi from Samaipata, unless you are very good on foot and have a couple of hours to spare both ways. The hill is well developed and the views are breath-taking. Explanations at the archeological sites are in English and Spanish. This is no...More

Thank holger b
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This place was not really a fort in pre-Colombian Times. It was a city at the border of the Incan Empire, bordering the Guarani. Spanish colonists made it a fort for sometime before settling where the city is today. Worth the visit, good views of...More

Thank Mauro_Lima13
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

It's quite a twisty, steep and long road to get to the El Fuerte visitor centre but the views on the way up are spectacular, even if you cannot stop to take photographs. I drove there but it is quite easy to get a taxi...More

Thank Rod P
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I enjoyed every single second of El Fuerte. So much untouched nature, such nice surroundings, no overfilling from tourists and modern institutions. So much less stressful and cheaper than the Machu Pichu Trip! I can totally recommend it to anyone (even if you're not interested...More

Thank ninafleurchen
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