Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #3 in La Paz, Bolivia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 5.2 km
Ascend 191 m
Descend 185 m

Experience La Paz in Bolivia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in La PazIndividual Sights in La Paz

Sight 1: Plaza Franz Tamayo

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

The Plaza del Estudiante is an urban space in the city of La Paz, Bolivia.

Wikipedia: Plaza del Estudiante (ES)

367 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Planetario Max Schreier - Fisica UMSA

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The Max Schreier Planetarium is an institution of the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés that disseminates knowledge of astronomy and astrophysics in the city of La Paz, Bolivia.

Wikipedia: Planetario Max Schreier (ES)

727 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

988 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

3 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

144 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Catedral Metropolitana

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The Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lady of La Paz is a minor basilica located in the Plaza Murillo of 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)

894 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 7: 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 8: 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)

871 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

547 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 10: 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)


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