Very old rustic church, absolutely breathtaking on the inside well worth a visit. The day we visited it was decorated with hundreds of flowers!
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I’m not catholic, but I can appreciate all the fantastic structures they have built and this one is impressive. Be warned, you are not supposed to take pictures inside . . . Oops! I didn’t see the sign until we were on our way out.
The outside is a reminder of Spanish colonialism and the architecture exquisite. It's not opulent like what I saw in Italy but it's massive and simple in structure. Inside it's a very much a daily practicing church where local devotees spend much time. Very very...More
The church is not as impressive as its counterpart in Lima, but the tours provide great insights and take you up the bell tower. The guide we had spoke french, and was very knowledgeable. It is even amazing to see that there are still monks...More
It's a toss up as to whether the cathedral of the San Francisco church is the more stunning highlight of La Paz. The SF church is more accessible in terms of opening times, but photography is completely forbidden inside. The architecture isn't as impressive as...More
Visting the church after 1600 is free and one can take a leisurely look around the stunning interior bearing in mind that photographs are strictly prohibited. The craftsmanship and dedication that has created the carvings and facade are staggeringly good. To view the monastery and...More
This is arguably the most famous Plaza in La Paz. It's nice, but not impressive when compared to many of the famous plazas of the world. I certainly would not go out of my way to visit this place. But if you're in La Paz...More