Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in La Paz, Bolivia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 9 sights
Distance 7.4 km
Ascend 393 m
Descend 263 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: 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 2: 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)

922 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

968 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

865 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: 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 6: 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)

1248 meters / 15 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)

3 meters / 0 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)

969 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 9: Mirador Killi Killi

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The Mirador de Killi is a viewpoint park located northwest of the city of La Paz, Bolivia. The name comes from the local name of the falcon falco sparverius, a bird of prey that inhabits the area.

Wikipedia: Mirador de Killi Killi (ES)


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