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Plaza Murillo, La Paz

(3.8/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Framed by prominent political buildings, Plaza Murillo is a centuries-old square in the heart of the Old Town. Designed in 1558, the plaza will give you a good look at the city’s history, from pre-colonial times to the current day. You can take in the presidential palace, the national congress of Bolivia, and the cathedral of La Paz. The plaza is known by several different names, like Plaza Mayor, Plaza de Armas, and Plaza 16 de Julio, so locals may use any of these names when telling you about it or giving you directions. Put Plaza Murillo into our La Paz travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in La Paz.
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  • The square is very beautiful and full of life. Taking the doves found the location great and shows much of the history of Bolivia.
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  • This plaza is right outside key government offices including the presidencial palace, ministry of foreign affairs and other offices in the vicinity. It is a key attraction to both locals and tourists....  more »
  • In the plaza Murillo is is located the Palace of Government, them main institutions of the State, is a square small, something that not I liked that not there are coffee or restaurants to its around! Is it safe to
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  • This place is not worth your time also I got pickpocketed other there by a young women from my new iPhone 6 plus and my wallet that had more than 200 dollars in it.
  • Siisiis the best
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