Top To See In and Around Sucre
Casa de la Libertad
One of the most historically significant buildings in Bolivia is Sucre’s Casa de la Libertad where, in 1825, the republic was created with the signing of the Bolivian declaration of independence. Originally a Jesuit chapel, today Casa de la Libertad is a fascinating museum dedicated to one of the most important times in Bolivia’s history.
Sucre is the ultimate place to see a dinosaur skeleton, being home to a cliff with 5055 fossilized dinosaur footprints from about 15 species of dinosaurs.
Trek to Maragua Crater
A wonderful way to discover Sucre’s beautiful and diverse countryside is to do a 2-day trek from Sucre to the Maragua Crater. During the trek, you will see some breathtaking Bolivian scenery, learn about the local flora and fauna, get up close to dinosaur footprints and share the customs and traditions of a local Quechuan family.
Hike Or Climb Sica-Sica
Sica-Sica offers panoramic views over the city, and climbing it is about a 2hr round trip from the centre of town, making it a great way to spend a sunny morning (or afternoon).
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For those searching for wealth or looking to exact revenge on a cheating partner, La Paz’s Witches Market is the place to go for a variety of potions, spells and spiritual advice. Taking up only a small section of La Paz’s lively tourist area, this is the part of the city where ancient Aymaran beliefs are still practised.
Lomas de Arena
Lomas de Arena features 3000 hectares of soaring dunes, perfect for sandboarding. The protected park also provides nature lovers with great opportunities for wildlife watching.
Sagarnaga Street (Calle Sagarnaga)
One of La Paz’s most popular streets is Calle Sagarnaga, an area dedicated to all things touristy. This bustling strip, located just south of San Francisco Church, is lined with hostels, tour agencies, cafes and souvenir stalls.
Buena Vista is a lovely little town, set amidst beautiful colonial coffee plantations.