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Chacaltaya

mountain

17km

-16.35333333-68.13138889

Tiwanaku

archaeological site in Bolivia

69km

-16.55472222-68.67333333

Sorata

city

102km

-15.77361111-68.64861111

Quime

human settlement

105km

-16.9814-67.2172

Lake Titicaca

lake in Peru and Bolivia

171km

-15.75-69.4167

Sajama National Park

national park

194km

-18.0833-68.9167

Lauca National Park

the Lago Chungará, one of the world's highest lakes, overseen by the mighty Volcán Parinacota.

235km

-18.2444-69.3539

Salar de Uyuni

salt flat in Bolivia

388km

-20.13389-67.48917
Sights

Plaza Murillo

square

9.6km

-16.495761-68.133572

Palacio Quemado

The Bolivian Palace of Government, better known as Palacio Quemado, is the official residence of the President of Bolivia. It is located in downtown La Paz on Plaza Murillo, next to the La Paz Cathedral and across from the Bolivian legislature.

9.6km

-16.49583333-68.13361111

Museo San Francisco Cultural Center

The Museo San Francisco Cultural Center is a cultural institution located in La Paz city, Bolivia. It was established with the aim of preserving and conserving the arts and memories related to events and historic moments of the city of La Paz in Bolivia, because the history of the convent and the Basilica of San Francisco that houses the museum is closely related to the history of this city.

9.9km

-16.49622583-68.13685278

The Witches' Market

The Witches' Market, also known as El Mercado de las Brujas and La Hechiceria, is a popular tourist attraction located in Cerro Cumbre, a mountain clearing in La Paz, Bolivia. Merchandise sold in The Witches' Market, run by local witch doctors known as yatiri, includes potions, dried frogs, medicinal plants like retama and armadillos used in Bolivian rituals. The yatiri can be easily identified by their black hats and coco pouches containing amulets, talismans and powders that ensure luck, beauty and fertility. Most famous of all the items sold in The Witches' Market are the dried llama fetuses. These llama fetuses are buried under the foundations of many Bolivian houses as a sacred offering to the goddess Pachamama.

11km

-16.5-68.149

Yungas Road

road in Bolivia

16km

-16.33590556-68.04049444

Huayna Potosí

Huayna Potosi is a mountain and National Park in the La Paz Department of Bolivia. It's about 30 km north of La Paz and the mountain reaches 6088 m above sea level. About 1000 climbers make it to the summit every year, and it is said to be an "easy" peak. Base Camp and the obvious entry point for treks in the park is at Zongo Pass 4700 m, on the way to Zongo. Rock Camp at 5130 m offers great views and is the place from where climbers make their ascent of the peak.

27km

-16.26194444-68.14888889

Chulumani

place in La Paz Department, Bolivia

28km

-16.68333333-67.86666667

Coroico

town in Nor Yungas Province, in the La Paz Department of western Bolivia

48km

-16.18333333-67.73333333

Mapiri

city

128km

-15.3097-68.2161

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La Paz

Bolivia
La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, while Sucre is the constitutional capital and the seat of the Supreme Court.

Personal note

La Paz is a must visit. You'll walk around the city a little breathless, not just because of the altitude but because it's like nothing you've ever seen.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

18.5°C7.4
Precipitation: 125.5 mm

Feb

18.7°C7.3
Precipitation: 81 mm

Mar

18.9°C7.2
Precipitation: 67.5 mm

Apr

19.2°C6.3
Precipitation: 27.1 mm

May

19.1°C4.6
Precipitation: 8.9 mm

Jun

17.8°C3.3
Precipitation: 7.9 mm

Jul

17.4°C2.8
Precipitation: 5.3 mm

Aug

18.4°C3.7
Precipitation: 12.1 mm

Sep

19°C4.8
Precipitation: 24.5 mm

Oct

19.8°C6.2
Precipitation: 37.8 mm

Nov

20.4°C7
Precipitation: 43.9 mm

Dec

20°C7.5
Precipitation: 82.3 mm
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