Toconao 1/1 by Tripoto
Alexandra Kovacova
Toconao, a traditional village, so called Hidden Valley, located at 2,485 m above sea level is characterized by its liparita buildings (white soft stone of volcanic origin.) Its first inhabitants came here approx. 11,000 years BC. Nowadays, around 700 inhabitants live in Toconao and they practice ancient traditions and customs and many activities to stay connected with the environment that surrounds them (mountains, animals, water, earth, sun, vegetation). The nicest parts of the town are its square, church and San Lucas bell tower built of stone and mud in 1750.