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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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  • I walked through this plaza twice. Each time it was full of activity and made frenetic by swarming pigeons, pop-up vendors, children and blaring music. Very good place to take pictures or video of Bol...  more »
  • An iconic plaza in the city of La Paz, flanked by parliament buildings. It is definitely worth a visit! 
  • We thought it would be a great place to take photos but it turns out as a pigeons square only. Maybe with a guide, it would be more interesting 
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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.
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