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This South American country has a vibrant cultural heritage: it was developed ancient civilizations, such as Tiwanaku and Cultural Hydraulic Lomas (both pre-Columbian cultures.)
In addition, the Bolivian territory was conquered by the Inca Empire and Spanish. In 1825, Bolivia became independent and formed a multiethnic and multicultural country, there are Indians, descendants of white Creole, Afro-Bolivians, Europeans and Asians, although to a lesser extent.
Bolivia is also a country with rich nature, as the Bolivian Amazon, but mainly a destination for those seeking to visit places of archaeological interest.
In fact, this country has some 35,000 archaeological sites (most was declared by Unesco a World Heritage Site), located largely in the Andes and belonging to pre-Inca and Inca cultures.
However, the most important archaeological site in Bolivia are the ruins of Tiwanaku, which are seven architectural constructions: Kalasasaya, Semi-subterraneo Temple, Pyramid of Akapana, Home Sun and Puma Punku.