Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Cochabamba, Bolivia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 10.4 km
Ascend 115 m
Descend 369 m

Explore Cochabamba in Bolivia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in CochabambaIndividual Sights in Cochabamba

Sight 1: Cristo de la Concordia

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Cristo de la Concordia Jimmy Gilles / CC BY-SA 3.0

Cristo de la Concordia is a statue of Jesus Christ located atop San Pedro Hill, to the east of Cochabamba, Bolivia. It is accessible by cable car, or by climbing 2,000 steps. The statue is 33.44 metres (109.7 ft) tall, on a pedestal of 6.24 metres (20.5 ft), for a total height of 39.68 metres (130.2 ft).

Wikipedia: Cristo de la Concordia (EN)

1480 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: Jardín Botánico Martín Cárdenas

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Jardín Botánico Martín CárdenasLucas from Campinas, Brazil / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Martín Cárdenas Botanical Garden is a botanical garden in the city of Cochabamba, it is a member of the Association of Botanical Gardens of Latin America and the Caribbean, and presents works for the International Agenda for Conservation in Botanical Gardens, its code of international recognition as a botanical institution is COCHA.

Wikipedia: Jardín botánico Martín Cárdenas (ES)

1079 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 3: Andrés de Santa Cruz

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Andrés de Santa Cruz

Andrés de Santa Cruz y Calahumana was a Bolivian general and politician who served as interim president of Peru in 1827, the interim president of Peru from 1836 to 1838 and the sixth president of Bolivia from 1829 to 1839. He also served as Supreme Protector of the short-lived Peru-Bolivian Confederation from 1836 to 1839, a political entity created mainly by his personal endeavors.

Wikipedia: Andrés de Santa Cruz (EN)

104 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Tanque Vickers - Armstrong Type B

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The Vickers 6-ton tank or Vickers Mark E, also known as the "Six-tonner", was a British light tank designed in 1928 in a private project at Vickers. Though not adopted by the British Army, it was picked up by several other armed forces, and licensed by the Soviet Union as the T-26. It was also the direct predecessor of the Polish 7TP tank.

Wikipedia: Vickers 6-Ton (EN)

1391 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 5: Eduardo Abaroa Hidalgo

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Eduardo Abaroa Hidalgo

Eduardo Abaroa Hidalgo was Bolivia's foremost hero of the War of the Pacific (1879–1883), which pitted Chile against Bolivia and Peru. He was one of the leaders of the civilian resistance to the Chilean invasion at the Battle of Topáter.

Wikipedia: Eduardo Abaroa (EN)

360 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Francisco Javier del Granado

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Don Francisco Javier del Granado y Granado, was a poet laureate and favorite son of Bolivia.

Wikipedia: Javier del Granado (EN)

295 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: General Carlos Quintanilla Quiroga

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General Carlos Quintanilla Quiroga

Carlos Quintanilla Quiroga was a Bolivian general who served as the 37th president of Bolivia on a provisional basis from 1939 to 1940. Quintanilla saw action in the initial stages of the Chaco War (1932–1935) and managed to ascend the echelon of the Bolivian armed forces until he became commander of the army during the administration of Germán Busch. When President Busch committed suicide on 23 August 1939, Quintanilla declared himself Provisional President of the Republic.

Wikipedia: Carlos Quintanilla (EN)

298 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Pedro Domingo Murillo

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Pedro Domingo Murillo

Pedro Domingo Murillo was a patriot of Upper Peru who played a key role in Bolivia's independence.

Wikipedia: Pedro Domingo Murillo (EN)

490 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Sebastián Pagador

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Sebastián Pagador was a patriot of Alto Peru who headed the uprising of February 10, 1781, known as the Oruro rebellion, along with Jacinto Rodríguez de Herrera.

Wikipedia: Sebastián Pagador (ES)

808 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 10: Simón Bolivar

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Simón Bolivar

Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco was a Venezuelan military and political leader who led what are currently the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, and Bolivia to independence from the Spanish Empire. He is known colloquially as El Libertador, or the Liberator of America.

Wikipedia: Simón Bolívar (EN)

905 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 11: José Ballivián y Segurola

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José Ballivián y Segurola

José Ballivián Segurola was a Bolivian general during the Peruvian-Bolivian War. He also served as the ninth president of Bolivia from 1841 to 1847.

Wikipedia: José Ballivián (EN)

114 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Juan Francisco del Rivero Muguertegui

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Francisco del Rivero was a military and politician from the River Plate who led the first revolution in Cochabamba in September 1810 and in the first struggles of the territory as a candidate in the ranks of the Government Junta of the Río de la Plata, and who later joined the royalist ranks again, obedient to the Council of Regency of Spain.

Wikipedia: Francisco del Rivero (ES)

181 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Nataniel Aguirre González

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Nataniel Aguirre González

Nataniel Aguirre, was a Bolivian lawyer, diplomat, politician, writer, and historian. Menéndez y Pelayo considers his novel Juan de la Rosa the best 19th century novel in Spanish America.

Wikipedia: Nataniel Aguirre (EN)

1130 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 14: San Juan Bosco

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San Juan Bosco

John Melchior Bosco, SDB, popularly known as Don Bosco, was an Italian Catholic priest, educator and writer of the 19th century. While working in Turin, where the population suffered many of the ill effects of industrialization and urbanization, he dedicated his life to the betterment and education of street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youth. He developed teaching methods based on love rather than punishment, a method that became known as the Salesian Preventive System.

Wikipedia: John Bosco (EN)

1244 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 15: Antonio José de Sucre

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Antonio José de Sucre

Antonio José Francisco de Sucre y Alcalá, also known as the Grand Marshal of Ayacucho, was a Venezuelan politician, diplomat, liberator, strategist and soldier, hero of the independence of South America.

Wikipedia: Antonio Jose de Sucre (ES)

535 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 16: General José Gervasio Artigas

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General José Gervasio Artigas

José Gervasio Artigas Arnal was a soldier and statesman who is regarded as a national hero in Uruguay and the father of Uruguayan nationhood.

Wikipedia: José Gervasio Artigas (EN)


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