• Login

La Paz

Travel Guide
  • Dimaberkut / 123RF
  • Dimaberkut / 123RF
  • Dimaberkut / 123RF
  • Dimaberkut / 123RF
  • Dimaberkut / 123RF
  • Dimaberkut / 123RF
  • Built on several levels, at 11,808ft high, La Paz is very colourful. From the top of its 19,680ft, the Illimani mountain seems to watch over the Bolivian capital. Its museums and markets, notably in calle Sagarnaga, are not to be missed. The Tiwanaku museum has a collection of remains from the Pre-Colombian period, and the National Art Museum devotes part of its rooms to contemporary Bolivian art. ...
    Dimaberkut / 123RF
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Bolivia

Built on several levels, at 11,808ft high, La Paz is very colourful. From the top of its 19,680ft, the Illimani mountain seems to watch over the Bolivian capital. Its museums and markets, notably in calle Sagarnaga, are not to be missed. The Tiwanaku museum has a collection of remains from the Pre-Colombian period, and the National Art Museum devotes part of its rooms to contemporary Bolivian art. The San Francisco church is the most beautiful colonial building in La Paz. The town offers a rare opportunity for seeing two Bolivian realities together, today: on the one hand, the Indians who perpetuate their traditions, particularly in their colourful clothing, and on the other, the businessmen.

 Bolivia  Bolivia
La Paz: the key figures

Surface area : 424,163 sq mi km2

Population : 10,907,778 estimated population in 2010 inhabitants

Time difference : GMT-5

La Paz: what to visit?

Landscapes

Elsewhere in the world
Bolivia : Holidays
  • Holidays
  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Flight + Hotel
  • Private Rentals
  • Cars