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Island of the Moon

The Island of the Moon or Koati Island, located 45 minutes by boat from the Island of the Sun, is the second sacred island of the Lake Titicaca (after the Island of the Sun). In the times of the Incas, it was a place destined to the virgins of the Sun or Ajllawasi where beautiful young women lived and had been chosen to lead a life dedicated to cult. It has a temple denominated Iñak Uyu destined to the cult of the Moon, the opposite and complementary deity to the Sun. 

This structure presents influences of different periods (like the various aymara groups, the Tiwanakota civilization, or the Inca empire) which is why a visit is not to be missed by lovers of Andean archeology.