Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Cochabamba, Bolivia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 13.2 km
Ascend 160 m
Descend 160 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: Monumento Histórico a Alejo Calatayud

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Alejo Calatayud was a Mestizo silversmith from Oropesa, Cochabamba province in present-day Bolivia. In 1730 Calatayud led a violent rebellion, and became a local hero amongst the plebeian masses of the province.

Wikipedia: Alejo Calatayud (EN)

768 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Virrey Francisco Álvarez de Toledo

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Virrey Francisco Álvarez de Toledo

Francisco Álvarez de Toledo, also known as The Viceroyal Solon, was an aristocrat and soldier of the Kingdom of Spain and the fifth Viceroy of Peru. Often regarded as the "best of Peru's viceroys", he is as often denounced for the negative impact his administration had on the Indigenous peoples of Peru.

Wikipedia: Francisco de Toledo (EN)

553 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: Juan Bautista de La Salle

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Juan Bautista de La Salle

Jean-Baptiste de La Salle was a French priest, educational reformer, and founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. He is a saint of the Catholic Church and the patron saint for teachers of youth. He is referred to both as La Salle and as De La Salle.

Wikipedia: Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (EN)

855 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 4: Monseñor Francisco María del Granado

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Francisco María del Granado y Capriles, bishop of Cochabamba and archbishop of La Plata, was a Bolivian poet, orator, and prelate who devoted his life to serving the poor and indigenous.

Wikipedia: Francisco María del Granado (ES)

299 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Parroquia San Ignacio de Loyola

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The Temple of the Society of Jesus is a Roman Catholic temple in the city of Cochabamba in Bolivia, located on Baptista Street in this city, very close to the Plaza 14 de Septiembre.

Wikipedia: Templo de la Compañía de Jesús (Cochabamba) (ES), Facebook

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Plaza 14 de Septiembre

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Plaza 14 de September is a square located in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia. It corresponds to the typology of the larger square or of weapons, urban spaces characteristic of the Hispanic-American traces, is flanked by the buildings representing state and religious power in the city.

Wikipedia: Plaza 14 de Septiembre (ES)

78 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Catedral Metropolitana de San Sebastián

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The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Cochabamba. It is located in the Plaza 14 de Septiembre in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Wikipedia: Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian (EN), Facebook

125 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: José Alonso de Ibáñez

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José Alonso de Ibáñez y Ordóñez Sánchez de la Concha, Marquis of Santa Cruz de Inguanzo and Viscount of San Pedro. Lawyer and writer linked to the "neo-Catholic" current.

Wikipedia: José Alonso de Ibáñez (ES)

444 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 9: General José de San Martín

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General José de San Martín

José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, nicknamed "the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru", was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.

Wikipedia: José de San Martín (EN)

210 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Simón Bolívar

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Simón Bolívar

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)

635 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 11: 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 12: 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)

1426 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 13: General Esteban Mariano Arze Alba y Uriona

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Esteban Mariano Arze Alba y Uriona was a caudillo from the region of present-day Bolivia, who fought for American independence, doing so on behalf of the Junta of Buenos Aires and the Auxiliary Army. Liberator and commander of the forces of Cochabamba, victor in the battle of Aroma, he was until 1814 one of the main leaders of the emancipation movement in the north of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata.

Wikipedia: Esteban Arze (ES)

403 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: Andrés de Santa Cruz y Calahumana

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Andrés de Santa Cruz y Calahumana

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)

950 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 15: Juan José Torres

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Juan José Torres

Juan José Torres González was a Bolivian socialist politician and military leader who served as the 50th president of Bolivia from 1970 to 1971, when he was ousted in a coup that resulted in the dictatorship of Hugo Banzer. He was popularly known as "J.J." (Jota-Jota). Juan José Torres was murdered in 1976 in Buenos Aires, in the frame of the United States-backed campaign Operation Condor.

Wikipedia: Juan José Torres (EN)

1493 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 16: Cementerio General de Cochabamba

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The General Cemetery of Cochabamba is a municipal burial site in the city of Cochabamba. It is located between Bartolomé Guzmán and Del Cabildo avenues.

Wikipedia: Cementerio General de Cochabamba (ES)

974 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 17: General René Barrientos Ortuño

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General René Barrientos Ortuño

René Barrientos Ortuño was a Bolivian military officer and politician who served as the 47th president of Bolivia twice nonconsecutively from 1964 to 1966 and from 1966 to 1969. During much of his first term, he shared power as co-president with Alfredo Ovando from 1965 to 1966 and prior to that served as the 30th vice president of Bolivia in 1964.

Wikipedia: René Barrientos (EN)

1357 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 18: San Antonio de Padua

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San Antonio de Padua

Anthony of Padua, OFM or Anthony of Lisbon was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order.

Wikipedia: Anthony of Padua (EN)

1939 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 19: Tutuma

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The totuma, tutuma, tapara, mate, huacal or morro is a vessel of vegetable origin, fruit of the totumo tree or taparo that throughout Central America, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, and Venezuela is generally used by native peoples as a kitchen implement. It is used to hold liquids and solids, drink water, and other applications. The word totuma comes from the Chaima language.

Wikipedia: Totuma (ES)


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