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City Guide La Paz, Bolivia

Visiting La Paz

Officially known as La Paz de Ayacucho, Bolivia’s biggest city isn’t the official capital (which is Sucre), instead the ‘administrative’ capital. This makes it the highest capital in the world at an altitude of 12,000 feet.

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La Paz City Reviews

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    La Paz es increible en todo sentido , muchos lugares para descubrir de noche y de dia ... fiestas increibles en las noches

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    it is a nice place to visit if you want to see very traditional people and not too much technology, the traffic is crazy, the transport is way too old, but is super secure, people are super friendly, you can go around and walk by yourself, in half day you will walk all the city mains, it is also a central point to go to other places like uyuni, tiwanaku, copacabana, etc.and everythin is super cheap.

    Insider Tip:La paz is at a very high altitude which might cause you a little problem with your breathing but just go at your own pace and try to recover your breath, in that way you´ll be okey and won´t get sorochi, and in a couple days you´ll kind of get used to it

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Review of La Paz

    Great city. Inexpensive compared to many of the other cities in SA. Plenty to see and do in the city. But also the starting point for the Death Road biking tours. This tour is highly recommended and is great fun.

    Insider Tip:The Steakhouse at the four corners does a great steak cooked in a variety of ways. Definitely recommended to try this place at least once while in La Paz.

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    Not much to do here, but a great launch pad.

    Shopping is mad cheap. buy your shit here and sent it home for cheap too. La Paz doesnt have too much to offer, but its worth partying a night or two and heading off to the pampa, death road, nearby ruins, Uyuni, Suvcre, Potosi... you name it. Bolivia's at your feet.

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    Death Road - A must!

    If you're into radical sports, bikes and danger. YOU MUST DO THAT TRIP. it was fantastic! Very worth!

    Insider Tip:Altitude Tour is a great company.

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