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La Paz Destination Guide

Explore La Paz in Bolivia

La Paz in the region of La Paz with its 812,799 inhabitants is a town in Bolivia - some 258 mi or ( 416 km ) North-West of Sucre , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of La Paz

Current time in La Paz is now 12:57 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/La Paz " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Putre, Iquique, Arica, Yunguyo, and Villancrani. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Putre . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in La Paz ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

La Paz Centro

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Vista del Centro de La Paz - Bolivia ..

De-railing train

14:53 min by Dieselroad
Views: 6331 Rating: 2.82

Bumpy train road South-America. ..


Traveling Death Road... and living to tell Wyoming20's photos around La Paz, Bolivia (vacation)

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Views: 6306 Rating: 5.00

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I Survived the Worlds Most Dangerous Road Hodge's photos around La Paz, Bolivia (travel pics)

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Interesting facts about this location

Neo-Tiwanakan architecture

The Neo-Tiwanakan or Pseudo-Tiwanakan architecture is a style developed by the architect Emilio Villanueva Peñaranda between the years 1930 and 1948 inspired in the designs of the Pre-Columbian archeological site of Tiwanaku in Bolivia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -16.50 -68.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 20th-century architectural styles, Architectural styles, Bolivian art

Estadio Libertador Simón Bolívar

Estadio Libertador Simón Bolivar is a multi-use stadium in the Tembladerani neighborhood of the city of La Paz, Bolivia. It is most often used for football matches, on club level by Club Bolívar. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 people.

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Located at -16.51 -68.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Club Bolívar, Football venues in Bolivia, La Paz

Central Bank of Bolivia

The Central Bank of Bolivia (Spanish: Banco Central de Bolivia) is the central bank of Bolivia, responsible for monetary policy and the issuance of banknotes. The current president of the BCB is Marcelo Zabalaga Estrada. The official site is http://www. bcb. gob. bo.

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Located at -16.50 -68.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1928 establishments in Bolivia, Banks established in 1928, Banks of Bolivia, Central banks

San Pedro prison

San Pedro prison or El penal de San Pedro is the largest prison in La Paz, Bolivia renowned for being a society within itself. Significantly different from most correctional facilities, inmates at San Pedro have jobs inside the community, buy or rent their accommodation, and often live with their families. The sale of cocaine base to visiting tourists gives those inside a significant income and an unusual amount of freedom within the prison walls.

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Located at -16.50 -68.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: La Paz, Prisons in Bolivia

La Paz

Nuestra Señora de La Paz (English: Our Lady of Peace; Aymara: Chuquiago Marka or Chuqiyapu) is the seat of government of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of the La Paz Department, and the second largest city in the country (in population) after Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

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Located at -16.50 -68.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Capitals in South America, La Paz, Populated places established in 1548, Populated places in La Paz Department (Bolivia)

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