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La Paz
View over La Paz City Centre, Bolivia Eric Bauer
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Sightseeing - Views / Parks
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MIRADOR MONTICULO

Tucked away just off Plaza España, about a four minute walk from the entertainment district around Plaza Avaroa.

MIRADOR KILI KILI

Agua de la Vida, Avenida de la Bandera

LAIKACOTA COMPLEX

The Laikakota complex is at the head of the Central Urban Park being built down through the valley that cuts the centre of La Paz in half. The views are stunning and there is Bolivian popular culture on every corner where you can see what locals get up to on a Sunday.

THINGS TO DO ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Take a bus up to El Cementerio the cemetery to see how the Bolivians treat their ancestors, come out of the main gate, visit the flower market in front then walk down the main street 2 blocks checking out cholita bowler hats and jewelers...

PARQUE VALLE DEL SOL

Mallasa in front of the Vesty Pakos zoo

This is a family park with 2 swimming pools (one of 50m² for children and the other of 300m² for adults) with bathrooms, showers and changing rooms. 11 thatch roof huts with BBQs (get there at 8am at the weekend to reserve one), paved walkways, 5 futsal pitches, 4 beach volleyball pitches, an artificial lake to store water used to water the park, 3 age-specific play areas. 

BOTANICAL GARDEN

Calle Lucas Jaimes #2073 / Nicaragua, Miraflores

Over 96,414 plant species and two greenhouses for tropical plants (palms, orchids, bromeliads), a small greenhouse for cacti, a medicinal plant area and two rose gardens

JARDÍN JAPONÉS

Calle 8, Calacoto. Zona Sur 

A traditional Japanese–style garden where the elements of nature are represented; water running through a water wheel, the lake with Koi, the white sand of the beach, bridges, the gardens in the shape of a fish.  Black willows, bamboos and native species are dotted around this delightful park.

PARQUE LAS CHOLAS

Calle Arequipa, La Florida, Zona Sur

70% of the park is covered with green areas. Giant willows and 30,000 plants cover this fabulous recreational area.

Recreation area with 4 beach volleyball pitches, a skateboard park, a mini-theatre, a covered walkway with hanging flower baskets, age-specific play areas, a covered nursery area, fountain, toilets.

PARQUE BARTOLINA SISA ARANJUEZ

Avenida Hernando Siles, Aranjuez

Sports area with a multi-purpose pitch, 10 BBQ areas with links, a large slide, fairground rides, hanging bridge.

PARQUE URBANO CENTRAL

Avenida Del Ejército, Centre

The central urban park is a green island in the heart of the densely built urban fabric of the city of La Paz. It is envisaged as world of urban experience, an island of contact with nature; not a continuation of the built environment, but rather a well defined central urban park with a distinct character and identity.

VESTY PAKOS ZOO

Av. Florida, Mallasa
Tel. 274 59 92
Every day 10:00 to 18:00
At the end of the line of the number 11 bus (which can be taken from Calle Sagarnaga), past Valley de Luna and down in the valley below La Paz lies the city’s zoo, a uniquely Bolivian experience.

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3 GOOD REASONS
 ...to visit La Paz
1) Now you can sing "I'm up on top of the world looking down on creation" 
2) Little kiosks on every corner selling everything you need  
3) The world's highest ski-slope, highest navigable lake, highest café, highest golf course ... 
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