La Paz Points of Interest and Places to Visit

La Paz

Death Road

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There is no road in Bolivia with the official name of Death Road. It’s simply a nickname, and nicknames cannot just be given, they need to be earned. In the case of the Yungas Road leading from the ...  Read more

La Senda Verde

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Since it opened its doors in 2003, La Senda Verde has offered refuge to over 350 animals rescued from illegal trafficking or abusive owners and today a varied population of monkeys, bears, ocelot, ...  Read more

Lake Titicaca

4.5 star rating: Recommended 55 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

More than just a mountainous outpost, there is a certain allure about Lake Titicaca which has given the area nearly mythical status among travelers. In addition to being known as the highest ...  Read more

Plaza Murillo

4.5 star rating: Recommended 24 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Plaza Murillo is not only the main meeting square of modern day, downtown La Paz, but it’s also a public space steeped in history, conquest, conflict and tragedy. Surrounded by imposing buildings ...  Read more

National Museum of Archeology (Museo Nacional de Arqueologia)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 22 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There is no doubt that Bolivia has a cultural authenticity much stronger than that of its surrounding neighbors. While Bolivia was subjected to conquest by the Spanish in the same way as the rest of ...  Read more

Valle de La Luna (Valley of the Moon)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 22 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A bustling Andean metropolis of thousands of cars, dozens of high-rise buildings and nearly two-million people, visitors to Bolivia’s Valle de la Luna are shocked to find a massively-eroded desert ...  Read more

La Paz Cathedral

4.5 star rating: Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rising stoically from the center of Plaza Murillo, the neo-classical La Paz Cathedral brings a historic, colonial flare to the bustle of modern day La Paz. When the old cathedral which once stood in ...  Read more

Tiwanaku

4.5 star rating: Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

High on the Altiplano of Bolivia at over 13,000 feet, the ancient city of Tiwanaku sits like a frozen time capsule of Andean history. Not as famous and totally different than the neighboring ruins at ...  Read more

Witches' Market

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Visit Cerro Cumbre, a mountain clearing of Bolivia that locals believe to be holy, and you will find the Witches’ Market. Also known as La Hechiceria and El Mercado de Las Brujas, it is a popular ...  Read more

Calle Jaen Museums

4 star rating: Recommended 6 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There is a certain amount of irony surrounding the Bolivian street of Calle Jaen. Considered to be the best example of a colonial street in the capital city of La Paz, Calle Jaen two centuries ago ...  Read more

Museo Nacional de Arte (National Museum of Art)

Not far from Plaza Murillo and the La Paz Cathedral, the Bolivian National Museum of Art is housed in a soaring, colonial-era palace which serves as a calming respite from the frenetic La Paz city ...  Read more

Presidential Palace

Tours & Tickets

Bolivia’s Presidential Palace, or Palacio Quemado, was built in the mid-19th century and has been through a lot, now serving as the official residence of the President of Bolivia. Its name means ...  Read more

San Francisco Church

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The San Francisco Church, or the Basilica de San Francisco, is one of the best remaining examples of baroque-mestizo architecture in the city and is renowned for its intricately carved façade. ...  Read more

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