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Potosí Destination Guide

Delve into Potosí in Bolivia

Potosí in the region of Potosí with its 141,251 residents is a city in Bolivia - some 50 mi or ( 80 km ) South-West of Sucre , the country's capital .

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Current time in Potosí is now 06:39 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/La Paz " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Yamparaez, Yotala, Totora Chico, Totora, and Tonocare. While being here, make sure to check out Yamparaez . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Potosí ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Couvent Santa Teresa et coupe de cheveux - Potosi, Bolivia (couvent de santa teresa)

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A TripAdvisor™ TripWow video of a travel blog to Potosi, Bolivia by TravelPod blogger Bourlingueur. See this TripWow and more at tripwow.tripadvisor.com Couvent Santa Teresa et coupe de cheveux "Le ma ..

World's Most Dangerous Road and Potosi Marc-patty's photos around Potosi, Bolivia (travel pics)

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Preview of Marc-patty's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these v ..


Mountain of Death, Bolivia Potosi's Silver Mining, Cerro RIco

6:40 min by adventurouspirits
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Explore the historic silver mine in Bolivia, where harsh working conditions imposed by the Spanish colonizers caused the deaths of millions of indigenous and foreign miners in the 16th century. Ongoin ..

LAS MINAS DE POTOSI' Karrasco's photos around Potosi, Bolivia

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Preview of Karrasco's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Potosi, Bolivi ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Tomás Frías Autonomous University

The Tomás Frías Autonomous University (Universidad Autónoma Tomás Frías or UATF) is a public university located in Potosí, Bolivia. It was established in 1892.

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Located at -19.58 -65.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1892, Potosí Department, Universities in Bolivia

National Mint of Bolivia

The National Mint of Bolivia (Spanish: Casa de la Moneda de Bolivia) or the Mint of Potosí is a mint located in the city of Potosí in Bolivia. It is from this mint that most of the silver shipped through the Spanish Main came. The coinage minted during its period became so well known in the world that a saying, memorialized by Miguel de Cervantes came into use: valer un potosí, "to be worth a potosí" (that is, "a fortune").

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Located at -19.59 -65.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Bolivian architecture, Coin mints, Government buildings completed in 1770, Numismatic museums, Potosí

Estadio Víctor Agustín Ugarte

Estadio Víctor Agustín Ugarte, also known by its old name Estadio Mario Mercado Vaca Guzmán, is a multi-purpose stadium in Potosí, Bolivia. At an altitude of 3960 m above sea level, it is one of the world's highest situated stadiums. It is currently used mostly for football matches, on club level by Club Bamin Real Potosí. The stadium has a capacity of 32,000 people.

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Located at -19.58 -65.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in Bolivia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Bolivia

Khari Khari Lakes

The Khari Khari Lakes (Quechua, a thorny medical plant, a species of rubus, hispanicized spellings Cari Cari, Kari Kari, Kari-Kari) are two closely connected artificial lakes, San Ildefonso and San Pablo (now integrated into San Ildefonso) situated in the Khari Khari mountain range of Bolivia. The lakes lie about 8 km east of Potosí in the Potosí Department, Tomás Frías Province, Potosí Municipality, north east of the lakes San Sebastián and Planilla, two more artificial lakes nearby.

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Located at -19.60 -65.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Lakes of Potosí Department

Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport

Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Capitán Nicolas Rojas) is an airport serving the city of Potosí, in the Tomás Frías province of the Potosí department of Bolivia.

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Located at -19.54 -65.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airports in Bolivia, Potosí Department

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