La Paz is set to become a key destination on the South American track, in part because of its ideal location between many of Bolivia and the largest sites of Peru. But this bustling metropolis at a breathtaking 11,600 feet (3,600 meters) above sea level has many attractions worth visiting on its own. Let’s take a look at the top 20 things to see and do in what was recently declared one of the seven new world of Wonder citites.
Plaza San Francisco
San Francisco is the largest and most important city square. Located in the heart of downtown, this massive open space is a point of popular and historic meeting, not to mention the regular passionate events site.
Basilica de San Francisco
Built between the 16th and 18th centuries, the basilica San Francisco La Paz “numero uno Catholic Church. Inside is a museum worthy holds various religious relics, spooky catacombs and a bell tower that can be mounted to a breathtaking view of downtown.
Every Thursday afternoon and Sunday of the neighboring city of El Alto puts on one of the most bizarre events of sport, Cholitas control of the continent. A group of indigenous women Aymara robust jump in the ring and take a picture of death-defying WWE inspired theatricality to a crowd roared. It is really quite the show.