Plaza Murillo, La Paz

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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. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a La Paz trip simple and quick.
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  • Bad! Square filled with pigeons, more than human. All dirty, hence same people throw garbage down.
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  • Or place of recreation and relaxation for locals, many people spent leisurely in the square. I saw people and large number of pigeons, feeding. Not to sit down, so of course there are feces, slowly trying to feel.
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  • The curiosity of the place: the clock reversed, otherwise nothing special ;-) An element marking: the number of pigeons, hundreds or even thousands that fly in all directions depending on who gives dining (bcp Bolivian especially of children). In short, if you do not like these beasts, you will be warned :-)
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