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Monumentos prehistóricos de Tihuanacu e islas del sol y la luna (Titicaca y Koaty)

Palace of the first Inca on the Island of the Sun in Lake Titicaca (Inca)
Monumentos  prehistóricos de Tihuanacu e islas del sol y la luna (Titicaca y Koaty)

At the southern end of the island, crowning the heights of a beautiful bay is the palace the indigenous call Pillko-Kaina, or the Place-of-Rest-of-the-Pretty-Pillko-Bird.  According to legend, the palace was built by the first Inca with his own hands.

 
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