Women in traditional clothes taking sun in a street of Copacabana, Titicaca Lake, Andes, Bolivia South America

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Women in traditional clothes taking sun in a street of Copacabana, Titicaca Lake, Andes, Bolivia South America
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Image ID: BJE88W
Copacabana is the main Bolivian town on the shore of 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 for its famous Basilica, home of the Virgin of Copacabana, its trout, and its quaint atmosphere. Built between Mount Calvario and Mount Niño Calvario, the town has approximately 6,000 inhabitants. Copacabana's religious celebrations, cultural patrimony, and traditional festivals are well known throughout Bolivia.
Location: Copacabana, Titicaca Lake, Andes, Bolivia South America