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Address: La Paz, Bolivia
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La Paz Half-Day Foodie Tour
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La Paz Small-Group Sightseeing Tour: Plaza Murillo, San Pedro Prison and...
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La Paz City Walking Tour Including Historical Streets

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Look at the clock!

This is a nice square ringed by government buildings populated by locals enjoying the square and feeding the pigeons. Look at the clock in the yellow building! I won't spoil... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Burnaby British Columbia
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Burnaby British Columbia
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice square ringed by government buildings populated by locals enjoying the square and feeding the pigeons. Look at the clock in the yellow building! I won't spoil your discovery by describing it. The reasons for it are varied: from an election attention getter, to a statement of independence, as in, we do it differently in the southern... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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91 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked through this plaza twice. Each time it was full of activity and made frenetic by swarming pigeons, pop-up vendors, children and blaring music. Very good place to take pictures or video of Bolivians celebrating life.

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An iconic plaza in the city of La Paz, flanked by parliament buildings. It is definitely worth a visit!

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Thank adainty
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought it would be a great place to take photos but it turns out as a pigeons square only. Maybe with a guide, it would be more interesting

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The medium size square is full of people and pigeons. On one side, there is the seat of the government, on another, the presidential palace. There is also the Cathedral, and across a narrow street from it, a museum. Streets go from the square in different directions, all with character and full of local people and shops. Perhaps the most... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely plaza. Surrounded by cathedrals, parliamentary buildings and a town hall, this place is perfect for photos. Two things to look out for.. The clock on the town hall (its a bit different) and the building to the north west of the square... Its filled with bullet holes when the army and police clashed in thd early... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Located close to the very cute, little Jelen Street, lies what is perhaps the administrative center of the country, Plaza Murillo, surrounded by the Government/Presidential Palace, The National Congress Building and the National Cathedral, while in its center, there’s a statue of one of Bolivia’s heroes, Pedro Domingo Murillo, a forerunner of the country’s independence movement. The plaza seems to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

This plaza is surrounded by grand government buildings with huge flags that flap in the wind. There are lots of benches and vendors selling sweets, snacks, ice cream and jelly & whipped cream to the kids, families and dog walkers. The plaza is full of pigeons as the little kids buy seeds and feed them. Mainly locals so great for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

All the locals come out to walk about and meet their friends , lots of pop up street stalls and busking

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Thank Michael S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Its actually the main plaza of the city where all government buildings are. Its quite a small square compare to other square in main cities of S.America...but still is beautiful

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