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Palacio del Congreso Nacional, La Paz

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Government Building Tourist Spot
Located in the heart of the city next to the presidential palace, Palacio del Congreso Nacional serves as the seat of Bolivia's congress. Once a convent and college, today the government building houses both the Senate and House of Representatives. As you gaze at this classic example of colonial architecture, look up at the clock above the main entrance. One of the more interesting features of the building, its numbers are in reverse order of a regular clock. Our La Paz family vacation planner makes visiting Palacio del Congreso Nacional and other La Paz attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The National Congress of Bolivia is right next to Plaza Murillo, in the Centre of La Paz. I am not sure whether this symbol of democracy is open to the public so this time had to settle for a good loo...  more »
  • Beautiful square, the architecture is gorgeous. You get views of the surrounding mountainside. Great place to sit and take in the city around you.  more »
  • Next to the presidential palace on the southwest site of the Plaza Murillo it's obvious that the Bolivian powers are concentrated here. Nice photo opportunities.  more »