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Presidential Palace, La Paz
(3.3/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
See where the President of Bolivia lives at Presidential Palace, a significant land mark in downtown La Paz. Built in the 19th century, the building exhibits a neo-classical style and features a giant white and gold façade. Atop the building rests the Bolivian coat of arms and a clock tower made of dark grey metal. Guards stand outside the palace dressed in 19th century uniforms and once a day they perform a "changing of the guard ceremony" in front of the main entrance. Across the palace lies the popular Plaza Murillo always packed with locals, tourists, street vendors and lots of pigeons. Make Presidential Palace a centerpiece of your La Paz vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our La Paz vacation builder.
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  • Although not as impressive as other presidential buildings of Latin America, this historic building has a beautiful facade that blends with the historic monuments in the square in front.
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  • set in a beautiful square with a beautiful park, is certainly worth a visit, a ten-minute walk
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  • Strolling the plaza Murillo we find this beautiful Palace of colonial style that represents the Presidential Palace of the Bolivian Government. Although it cannot be visited inside if it is worth contemplating it from square!
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