Normally Copacabana (on the border with Peru and lakeside from Titikaka Lake) for the tourists is one of the entry points to Bolivia, after a short stay they continue to La Paz (three hours by bus, with ten minutes in boat crussing the Titikaka Lake in Tiquina).
But for many Bolivians and Peruvians is a place of pilgrimage and veneration to the Virgin of Copacabana - our mother - who is the patron saint of Bolivia.
That is why the Church of Copacabana, built by the Franciscans is one of the icons of Catholicism in Bolivia.
A copy of the image of the Virgin of Copacabana was sent to Rio de Janeiro - Brazil and is revered in another church in the neighborhood of Copacabana in that city, making it more known the Brazilian Copacabana that the Bolivian Copacabana, being that the Bolivian has given rise to the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro.
From Copacabana can also take tours to the "Sun Island" and the "Moon Island", and there are two walks desirable, "The Calvary" and "The Hanging Inca". The walks are well worth the effort.
In Copacabana hotels are very good, you can eat trout and other delicious dishes.
Lake Titicaca is located 100 km from the city of La Paz, beautiful and mysterious has a particular charm that makes a special experience to its visitors.
On its shores exists towns such as…