Island of the Moon, La Paz
updated: 2018-11-19 19:31:36
Island of the Moon (Koati)
Located at 7 Km. from the Island of the Sun, this place offers a great view of the Illampu Peak and the Eastern Mountain Range. At this island there are the ruins of the Inak Uyu (Palace or Temple of the Moon). It is believed that this place was a "Ajlla Huasi", a sacred place where the virgins of the sun (nustas) were chosen.
This area is basically a series of rooms constructed around a rectangular patio over a platform that has a retention wall and it has a joint that connects the walls that is perfect. The walls are sealed by imitations vaults.
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