The Gate of the Gods in Peru, a mysterious site of unknown origin. In each case, it is impossible that it is a natural formation, right?

Unwritten Mystery: What Is The Purpose Of The Enigmatic Gate Of The Gods In Peru?

There are many legends associated with the carved Gate of the Gods in Peru. Most of them tell of an energy portal through which mortals and gods can pass from one dimension to another.


Let’s transport our minds to Peru and the rocks along the shores of Lake Titicaca. We land before a mysterious site at Hayu Marca. It is there that the massive formation called the Gate of the Gods or Puerta de Hayu Marca is located.

The Gate of the Gods: Story and Discovery

The door, carved in pink marble, is one of the many mysterious finds in Peru. The first data about it can be found in the mythology of the Incas, and later of all other locals. According to the Incas, Lake Titicaca was the birthplace of the world. Everything began from there and this is where the souls return after people die.


In 1996, Peruvian guide Jose Luis Delgado Mamani stumbled upon the Gate of the Gods while exploring the area around it. Mamani said that when he approached the rock formation, he almost fainted from the shock he experienced.

The reason was that the guide had dreamed of this same rock gate long before he saw it with his own eyes. This cannot be a coincidence. The most interesting thing was that a mysterious blue light radiated from the massive portal. Mamani himself calls what happened “God’s revelation.”

What is the purpose of Puerta de Hayu Marca?

Many believe that the Gate of the Gods is not an ordinary rock formation. They consider it a powerful energy portal through which Gods or extraterrestrial beings, as well as ordinary people, or at least their souls, can pass from one dimension to another.

Local legends say that in ancient times, the heroes of the tribes inhabiting the region were honored to pass through the Gate of the Gods in the afterlife when their time on Earth expired.


The mysterious portal is 7 meters high and 7 meters wide. It has the shape of a door, but the more interesting thing is that in the middle, is another smaller door. And there is a small hole in it, which the local tribes define as a lock for opening the portal. They believe that in the future, this door will open much wider than its normal size and through it, the gods will come to earth and help people.

Locals also say that during the time of the Incas, a priest found himself in front of the Gate of the Gods, fleeing from the Spanish conquistadors. The portal was guarded by a group of shamans. The priest was carrying a gold disk. He and the shamans were surprised to find that it fit perfectly in the “lock” of the smaller door. They put the disk there and the portal opened.

The place was bathed in a pale blue sparkling light. The priest hurried through the open door to escape the advancing conquistadors. He passed into some other, mysterious dimension, still unknown to man.

But let’s go back to the present. When he discovered the Gate of the Gods, Jose Luis Delgado Mamani immediately contacted local archaeologists and historians. The place immediately attracted their attention, and many researchers of Inca culture and life were involved. Scholars remain skeptical of the idea that the Gate of the Gods is a portal to other dimensions. Their conclusion is that this door probably even does not lead to underground tunnels or other shelters. In short – according to them, this door leads nowhere.

Interestingly, many researchers have unusual experiences while exploring the door. Some say they felt subtle energy pulsing from within as they approached it. Others report hearing strange rhythmic music coming from inside the rocks. Others say they had strange visions of burning columns and other things that were not of our world.


The door to Hayu Marca, of course, is not the only place pointed to as a portal to other worlds and dimensions. These exist in many other places around the world. And whether the legends about them are true or just a fabrication, we can only guess.

To me, personally, the existence of this site cannot be a natural coincidence, and perhaps, the Gate of the Gods was closed on purpose. The geological location does make it likely that the entrance could lead to the underground. While I do not want archaeologists to destroy the smaller gate just to find out, I do have a certain urge to know more about this place. Perhaps with proper funding and the latest tech, they will be able to unveil some of the mysteries.

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Written by Vladislav Tchakarov

Hello, my name is Vladislav and I am glad to have you here on Curiosmos. As a history student, I have a strong passion for history and science, and the opportunity to research and write in this field on a daily basis is a dream come true.

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