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La Paz, Bolivia
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"government buildings"
in 26 reviews
"presidential palace"
in 30 reviews
"main square"
in 7 reviews
"nice square"
in 7 reviews
"national congress"
in 6 reviews
"parliament building"
in 4 reviews
"vendors selling"
in 4 reviews
"southern hemisphere"
in 3 reviews
"surrounding buildings"
in 3 reviews
"foreign affairs"
in 2 reviews
"small bags"
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"political life"
in 2 reviews
"administrative center"
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"pigeon food"
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"feeding birds"
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"beautiful statues"
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"colonial times"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice park (plaza) to visit, with interesting Palaces and the Metropolitan Cathedral surrounding it. Very popular with locals (even saw a union meeting there), so good for people watching. The Palaces are impressive.

Thank seagullrob
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Red Hat walking tour (highly recommended) took us here and guide explained some interesting local history. Adjacent church is nice. Government buildings are impressive. Hordes of pigeons in the plaza.

Thank paul m
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This plaza is full of people (local and tourists). Everyone there is rushing for their life. Basically, you will have no chances to feel the atmosphere if you are looking for some quiet space. But if you are a vibrant person who is looking for...More

Thank Yung h
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

You can't go to any city in Bolivia without at least walking through the main plaza but even better would be to find a bench and rest a while. This plaza has some beautiful statues from the Colonial days of the city's history (the four...More

Thank Kaylee K
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The "plaza Murillo" Is the central square of La paz city.. the view Is nice around also a lot of birds you can feed then and take pictures, nice place to visit

Thank marianitatc
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Wow there's many many surprises in this square, I don't want to spoiled but just take your TIME watching the square, and at that plaza you will be at 3600 msnm exactly, really nice main square.

Thank Roberth_BoB
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Is all what you need you may extend to 15 to take some pictures. The Clock in the Govern Palace works upside down this is the 3 is the 9 4 is 10 and goes counter clock wise, I don't know the history but is...More

Thank fcortina
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Murillo, a wealthy Spaniard saw the injustice of Spain in colonial times and organised the rebellion against the Spanish. He was caught and hung in this square which has his statue displayed across from the presidential palace and Congress Hall. Flowers and Italian statue make...More

Thank Eddie O
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Within walking distance from the Iglesias San Francisco. An amazing square surrounded by old buildings and populated with hundreds of pigeons. Very much worth while for a visit.

Thank Subielover
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Surrounded by government buildings and a few museums, this plaza is an interesting place to have eat your packed lunch amid hundreds of ravenous pigeons. When I was there marching bands were parading through which added another dimension to the visit. I did not see...More

Thank Robert J
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