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La Paz City Walking Tour
"Learn about the people culture customs traditions and all the hidden secrets of our beautiful and wonderful La Paz!Tour takes about 3 hours. We meet in front of the San Francisco Church everyday at 10am and 3pm! Our guide will be waiting for you.Learn about the San Francisco C visit local Markets like Lanza and Rodriguez Witche's Market San Pedro square where we learn about the infamous San Pedro Prison
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La Paz City Walking Tour
"Learn about the people culture customs traditions and all the hidden secrets of our beautiful and wonderful La Paz!Tour takes about 3 hours. We meet in front of the San Francisco Church everyday at 10am and 3pm! Our guide will be waiting for you.Learn about the San Francisco C visit local Markets like Lanza and Rodriguez Witche's Market San Pedro square where we learn about the infamous San Pedro Prison
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"La Paz Small-Group Sightseeing Tour: Plaza Murillo
"La Paz Small-Group Sightseeing Tour: Plaza Murillo San Pedro Prison and Witches' Market""Meet your guide in Plaza Murillo and admire the colonial architecture around the square as your guide introduces the culture and history of La Paz and Bolivia. Enjoy a traditional midmorning snack as you take in the plaza.Walk towards the infamou differing significantly from most other correctional facilities. Within the walls inmates often have jobs buy or rent their accommodations and have non-inmate family members living with them. Pass the prison en route to a local market to learn about the staple foods of Bolivia. See a variety of colorful Andean potatoes and other produce that goes into Bolivia's delectable cuisine. S
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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in La Paz

Warnings and Dangers

Altitude sickness

I just returned from La Paz and made the mistake of caring about all the negative posts that are out there. In our flight (American Airlines, from Miami), not a single passenger needed oxygen at...
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Warnings and Dangers

Fake Taxis or Police

The safest way to move by car at night is taking a RADIO TAXI. the difference between RADIO TAXIS AND TAXIS are because they `ve got a sign of their business and the phone number on its roof. For...
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ALWAYS CARRY A RELIABLE MOSQUITO REPELLANT

BOLIVIA When travelling through the tropical regions of Central and South America, I always carry a reliable Mosquito and Insect Repellant. Anywhere in these regions is it extremely neccesary to...
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DennyP
Jan 14, 2012

ALWAYS CARRY NECCESARY TRAVEL INSURANCE.

BOLIVIA While I was travelling through South America I always made sure that I had the neccesary Travel Insurance that I may need. La Paz was no exception on this journey. Travelling mainly by bus...
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DennyP
Jan 05, 2012

Drugs

The other thing that happened to a fellow traveller was in a nightclub.Some guy dropped a packet on the floor. He picked it up to hand it back, but then faced arrest for a 'drug possesion...
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boltonian
Aug 14, 2007

I spit in your face

I had no problems at all in Bolivia, but one girl I spoke to had this happen....In the street, she was walking with her hand in the pocket that contained her purse.A guy walked past her and spat in...
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boltonian
Aug 14, 2007
 
 
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Calle Jaen Museums, military guards & photos

You can visit 4 museums with 1 cheap ticket.All have guards. The precious metal guards are, I think, soldiers due to the expensive stuff on display here. I took a couple of pictures (no flash) since...
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adelinemmc
Oct 03, 2006

Arriving in la paz...

If you arrive in la paz from copacabana by normal buses (local buses) to the area of the CEMETERY, do not follow anyone if they ask for your identification or something like that...even if the people...
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marcelo15
May 09, 2006

DON´T WALK ALONE ON THE RED ZONES

This tip is focus on people who are coming down La Paz. (Mainly for women)please, try to not walk around late around this locations: EL ALTO, Av. BUENOS AIRES, EL CEMENTERIO. You may be mugged or...
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marcelo15
Feb 14, 2005

Tale of Four Women continued

It is downhill from the Hotel Rosario going to Plaza San Francisco but steep uphill coming back. Since the altitude is around 12,000 feet, it is better to rest at least the first half day in La Paz....
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AlbuqRay
Jan 15, 2005

Tale of Four Women from San Francisco, CA

This is the story of four women from San Francisco, California, as related to me in the Anyi Room (a place to share) of the Hotel Rosario in La Paz. These young women were not novice travelers, so it...
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AlbuqRay
Jan 15, 2005

dangerous drivers...

Friends, i?ve seen several times some accidents made by some bad drivers. please, when you cross the streets be really carefullier. DO NOT expect to see a lot of good drivers, that respect the traffic...
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marcelo15
Jan 04, 2005

Bolivian Driving

Watch yourself on the roads in La Paz they seem even more erratic than other parts of Bolivia, especially in El Prado, with the multiple lane road. The best thing to do is to just run like hell when...
trystanmd
Sep 24, 2003

It is cold all year round, so...

It is cold all year round, so bring winter clothes (it tends to get nicer from 12 to 3 PM). The altitude will take its toll on you so walk very slowly, specially the first day you are there. Locals...
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witou
Sep 07, 2002

Top Hotels in La Paz

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Illampu 704, La Paz, 12446, Bolivia
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Av. Ballivian 369 esquina calle10, Calacoto, La Paz, Bolivia
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Pasaje Munoz Cornejo n. 15, Sopocachi area, 00000
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Calle Sagarnaga 161, La Paz, Bolivia
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16 de Julio, Copacabana, Bolivia
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Calle Potosi, 920, La Paz, Bolivia
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Top Things to Do in La Paz

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Valle De La Luna

We had a good look at Valle De La Luna even though we were there for only a couple of hrs. What impressed us most is the silence that is experienced there. It was well worth visiting. Enjoy my photos...
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Tiwanaku

Tiahuanacu is a magical place. Did you know that a large part of it is still not excavated? There is an underground pool that was used to see and read the stars. there is also a Temple that has not...
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Plaza Murillo

This is one of the main square in La Paz. You will find here the Palacio de Gobierno and several sculptures, being the most important the one devoted to Pedro Domingo Murillo, a patriot who played a...
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La Paz Downtown

The Witch’s Market is the place to buy good luck charms, make wishes, or create a spell. An object representing what you wish for would be accompanied by animal, vegetable and mineral offerings, which...
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Museums

The museum exhibits a broad variety of textiles, weavings, male and female clothing from all around the bolivian andes. It is located at a lovely house. I just loved how everything was carefully...
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Mercados

Thanks to a friend I took a bus in downtown and arrived to this original market. Many people were buying coca leaves, what is legal. I noticed that some driver carried many bags and immediately left...
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"SIMPLY, THIS..."
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AlbuqRay

"La Paz - City with a View"
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SirRichard

"A little glimpse of La Paz"
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chancay

"La cuenca de La Paz"
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richiecdisc

"Getting a little trim in La Paz"
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