Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in La Paz, Bolivia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 11.2 km
Ascend 578 m
Descend 500 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: Confucio

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Confucius, born Kong Qiu (孔丘), was a Chinese philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period who is traditionally considered the paragon of Chinese sages. Confucius's teachings and philosophy underpin the East Asian culture and society, and remain influential across China and East Asia to this day. His philosophical teachings, called Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice, kindness, sincerity, and a ruler's responsibilities to lead by virtue.

Wikipedia: Confucius (EN)

503 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: San Ignacio de Loyola

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San Ignacio de Loyola

Ignatius of Loyola, venerated as Saint Ignatius of Loyola, was a Spanish Catholic priest and theologian, who, with six companions, founded the religious order of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), and became its first Superior General, in Paris in 1541.

Wikipedia: Ignatius of Loyola (EN)

793 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: Ana María Romero de Campero

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Ana María Romero de Campero was a journalist, writer, activist, Bolivia's first Ombudsman (1998-2003) and President of the Bolivian Senate (2010).

Wikipedia: Ana María Romero de Campero (ES)

91 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Carlos Gardel

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Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel was a French-born Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor, and the most prominent figure in the history of tango. He was one of the most influential interpreters of world popular music in the first half of the 20th century. Gardel is the most famous popular tango singer of all time and is recognized throughout the world. Described variously as a baritone or tenor because of his wide vocal range, he was known for his rich voice and dramatic phrasing. Together with lyricist and long-time collaborator Alfredo Le Pera, Gardel wrote several classic tangos.

Wikipedia: Carlos Gardel (EN)

670 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Plaza España

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Plaza España is located in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, in the Sopocachi area, southwest of Plaza Abaroa, northeast of the San Jorge neighborhood and south of the San Pedro neighborhood. At a height of 3,607 m s. n. m ..

Wikipedia: Plaza España (La Paz) (ES)

822 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 6: 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 7: 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)

782 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 8: Reina Isabel I de Castilla

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Reina Isabel I de Castilla

Isabella I, also called Isabella the Catholic, was Queen of Castile and León from 1474 until her death in 1504. She was also Queen of Aragon from 1479 until her death as the wife of King Ferdinand II. Reigning together over a dynastically unified Spain, Isabella and Ferdinand are known as the Catholic Monarchs.

Wikipedia: Isabella I of Castile (EN)

1899 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

547 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 10: 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)

1062 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 11: 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)

726 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 12: 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)

367 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: 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)

1151 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 14: Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz

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Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz

Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz was a noted writer, dramatist, journalist, social commentator, university professor, and socialist political leader from Bolivia. In 1964 Marcelo won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for his novel Los Deshabitados.

Wikipedia: Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz (EN)

1293 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 15: Jardín Botánico

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Jardín Botánico Colaboradores de OpenStreetMap / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Botanical Garden is a cultural institution of the city of La Paz, administered by the Municipal Company of Green Areas, Parks and Forestation (Emaverde) under the Municipal Autonomous Government of La Paz.

Wikipedia: Jardín Botánico (La Paz) (ES), Website

497 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 16: General José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras

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General José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras

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)


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