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Palacio Portales, Cochabamba

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Architectural Building Historic Site
Marvel at Palacio Portales, a superb luxurious mansion displaying an eclectic mix of architectural styles, constructed from the finest materials around the world. The grand golden yellow and white façade glows among the lush green garden that surrounds the building. The mansion's interior features Carrara marble, French wood, Italian tapestries, and delicate silks. Simón Patiño originally owned the building, an industrialist who controlled the tin industry and who was at the time one of the wealthiest people in the world. Tours of the mansion feature in both Spanish and English. Plan to see Palacio Portales and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cochabamba travel itinerary maker.
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  • I would never expect to find such a treasure here in Cochabamba. This place is amazing and some kind of mystique. I felt like I was back to different times. All this surrounding gives just a 'cherry o...  more »
  • This mansion was built by the Andean Rockefeller, Simon Patino, but he never lived in it. The house and gardens are very well maintained by Sth American standards and the preservation of the house is ...  more »
  • We did not expected this place to be so amazing. It's truly worth the visit and the guided tour is pretty good. Beautiful and very well kept. I would love to go to a concert there!  more »