Santo Domingo Ecuador, Koleka - Napi

The most important archaeological site of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas is Kolek, Napi. Located in the Commune Tsachila Peripa, on the road at kilometer Quevedo seven sacred place, made with natural stones, lost inside the mountains. In a creek several dark stones are lifted with the faces of ancient gods.

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  • City: Santo Domingo
  • Sector:Center
  • Address:Commune Tsachila Peripa
  • Schedule of attention:Daily
  • Cost of revenue:Free



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Information of Koleka - Napi

The sanctuary Kolek-Napi or small spiral stream of water, consists of dozens of dark stones with faces of ancient gods of Tsáchilas, surrounded by leafy trees and thick vegetation, creating a sacred environment characteristic of the Latin American cultures.

In-Napi Kolek can be seen carved stones of 1.5 and 2 meters high.

The archaeological heritage has a message of wisdom, where once baptizing Sets (Shaman) called Sanctuary by the existence of stones carved in human shapes that represent the deities in which locals believe.

The shaman Tsachila culture is the supreme authority, medical, social and religious leader and the major link between nature, people and the supernatural. Has the ability to heal all kinds of diseases, especially those relating to cholesterol problems, heart, kidney, ulcer, prostate, diabetes, among others. Used natural medicine that uses 70% wild and uncultivated.

It is the ideal place for nature lovers, because here you can feel all the peace and tranquility, away from any attempt to discover what this place full of hidden charm and history.

Santo Domingo Ecuador, Koleka - Napi


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