Qala Qala

Cala Cala Painted Caves


Useful Information

Location: 20 km south of Oruro, South Altiplano.
Open: Per Person US$ 1.
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Classification: ExplainKarst cave
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Address: Viajeros del Tiempo, Soria Galvarro 1220, Oruro, Tel: 527-1166.
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History


Description

Qala Qala cave is famous for cave paintings. These pictures and carvings are mainly of llamas. They are thought to date from the Wankarani Period (c 800BC-AD400). The custodian, Francisco León, lives nearby. A local tour company, Viajeros del Tiempo, also organise trips to the cave.