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Be a Local - La Paz Walking Tour

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Stop At: Plaza Murillo, La Paz Bolivia

Located in La Paz’s Casco Viejo, or old town, is a lively plaza framed by some of the city’s most important political buildings.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Mercado Lanza, Zona 9, La Paz Bolivia

Conveniently located in the center of La Paz is one of the city’s largest and most uniquely-designed food markets.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia de San Francisco, Plaza San Francisco at Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz, La Paz Bolivia

One of La Paz’s most important and historical landmarks is the San Francisco church (Iglesia de San Francisco), also known as the San Francisco Basilica (Basílica de San Francisco).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mercado de Las Brujas, Melchor Jimenez, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz Bolivia

“Do you have any dried llama fetuses?”
“How about a spell to punish a cheating lover?”
“Perhaps a little something to help altitude sickness then?”
For those suffering an ailment, searching for wealth or looking to exact revenge on a cheating partner, La Paz’s Witches Market (Mercado de Hechecería or Mercado de las Brujas), is the place to go for a variety of potions, medicinal plants, spells and spiritual advice.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia de San Pedro, Calle Colombia, La Paz Bolivia

Located only meters away from the tranquil Plaza San Pedro, lies one of the word’s most notorious and corrupt institutions, San Pedro Prison.
What makes San Pedro so interesting are the conditions in which around 1500 of Bolivia’s most hardened criminals live. A society within itself, the prison contains shops and restaurants run by inmates, women and children living voluntarily with imprisoned family members and ironically, some of the country’s busiest cocaine laboratories.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Fair Play, El Prado, La Paz, Avenida 16 de Julio, La Paz, Bolivia

The manicured gardens the statues, the park benches that line the Midway between the vehicle traffic going and coming from downtown was pretty cool. El Prado is also surrounded by huge office buildings housing many restaurants.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cultural Museum of Spain, La Paz, Bolivia

Avenida Camacho: One of the most important and traditional avenues of the City of La Paz, is located in the city center. Its route begins at the Obelisk Square and ends at the former Municipal Zoo, also known as Monkey Park. This avenue was named in homage to the former President of the Republic, Eliodoro Camacho.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good walking tour with Andreina. Very informative and would definitely recommend if visiting La Paz!!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gavriel N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent tour, learnt a lot about the city. Pleasant walk. Thanks to our tour guide Andreina. Very cool hearing about all Bolivian traditions.

Thank yonahb2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed todays walking tour. Our guide Gera was funny but on the same time informative. We were a small group of 4 tourists and could ask questions anytime. I did walking tours all around the would but I would call this one in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 264janin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This walking tour was so good, Gera was an amazing guide. She explained a lot about Bolivian culture and we had lots of fun because she made so many jokes! We visited really cool areas of La Paz.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank maddisonjames6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the tour with the guide Alba. She was an excellent tour guide who gave us lots of very interesting information at each stop on the tour. It was informative and also really good fun! She gave us all the top tips for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Aine M
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