Copacabana on Lake Titicaca
Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana plaza
Copacabana is the main Bolivian town
on Lake Titicaca, from where boats leave for Isla del Sol, the sacred Inca
island. The town has a large 16th-century shrine, the Basilica of Our Lady of
Copacabana. Our Lady of Copacabana is the patron saint of Bolivia.
The town is a destination for tourism in Bolivia. The town is also known by its famous Basilica, home of the Virgin of Copacabana, its trout, and its quaint atmosphere. The town is built in between Mount Calvario and Mount Niņo Calvario. The town has approximately 6,000 inhabitants. Copacabana's religious celebrations, cultural patrimony, and traditional festivals are well known throughout Bolivia.
The name is derived from the Aymara kota kahuana, meaning "view of the lake".
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Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana
on the street
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