Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in La Paz, Bolivia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 12 sights
Distance 7.7 km
Ascend 218 m
Descend 366 m

Explore La Paz 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 La PazIndividual Sights in La Paz

Sight 1: Maximiliano Paredes

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Maximiliano Hernán Paredes is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Ituzaingó.

Wikipedia: Maximiliano Paredes (EN)

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Bautista Saavedra Mallea

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Bautista Saavedra Mallea

Bautista Saavedra Mallea was a Bolivian lawyer and politician who served as the 29th president of Bolivia from 1921 to 1925. Prior to that, he was part of a governing junta from 1920 to 1921.

Wikipedia: Bautista Saavedra (EN)

19 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 3: Lucio Pérez Velasco

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Lucio Pérez Velasco

Lucio Pérez Velasco was a Bolivian politician who served as the 13th vice president of Bolivia from 1899 to 1903. He served as first vice president alongside second vice president Aníbal Capriles Cabrera during the administration of José Manuel Pando. By decree of 23 January 1903. he was dismissed. A member of the Liberal Party, he was elected deputy for the Beni department in 1884. From 1889 to 1893, he was Senator for Beni.

Wikipedia: Lucio Pérez Velasco (EN)

1336 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 4: Plaza Vicenta Juaristi Eguino

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Vicenta Juaristi Eguino (1780-1857) was a Bolivian heroine. Together with Úrsula Goyzueta and Simona Manzaneda, she is counted as one of the three heroines of the Bolivian War of Independence.

Wikipedia: Vicenta Juaristi Eguino (EN)

689 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Basílica de San Francisco

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The Basilica of San Francisco in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, is a Catholic church under the advocation of Francis of Assisi. It is located in the center of the city, in the square that bears its name, Plaza San Francisco.

Wikipedia: Basilica of San Francisco, La Paz (EN)

514 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Catedral Metropolitana

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The Catedral Metropolitana Nuestra Señora de La Paz is a minor basilica located in Plaza Murillo in the city of La Paz. In Bolivia. It was built in 1835 with a neoclassical style architecture with some baroque elements. It has an interior distributed in 5 naves. The architect Antonio Camponovo participated in its construction and design.

Wikipedia: Catedral basílica de Nuestra Señora de La Paz (La Paz, Bolivia) (ES)

148 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Plaza Murillo

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The Plaza Murillo is the central plaza of the city of La Paz and the open space most connected to the political life of Bolivia. Prominent buildings on the plaza include the Presidential Palace, National Congress of Bolivia, and the Cathedral of La Paz. It is located in the old town, or Casco Viejo, of the city and is surrounded by Socabaya Street to the west, Ayacucho Street to the east, Comercio Street to the south, and a continuation of Ingavi and Ballivan Streets to the north.

Wikipedia: Plaza Murillo (EN)

988 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

910 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 9: Plaza Franz Tamayo

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Plaza Franz TamayoBjörn Eriksson from Sollefteå, Sweden / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Student Square is an urban space of the city of La Paz, in Bolivia.

Wikipedia: Plaza del Estudiante (ES)

1455 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 10: Plaza Abaroa

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Plaza Abaroa is a public space, named in honor of Eduardo Abaroa the Bolivian hero who fought in the War of the Pacific. It is located in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, in the Sopocachi area, among 20 de Octubre, Sánchez Lima, Pedro Salazar & Belisario Salinas streets.

Wikipedia: Plaza Abaroa (EN)

9 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 11: Monumento a Eduardo Abaroa

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Monumento a Eduardo Abaroa

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)

1465 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 12: Antonio José de Sucre

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Antonio José de Sucre

Antonio José de Sucre y Alcalá, known as the "Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho", was a Venezuelan general and politician who served as the president of Bolivia from 1825 to 1828. A close friend and associate of Simón Bolívar, he was one of the primary leaders of South America's struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire.

Wikipedia: Antonio José de Sucre (EN)


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