El Centro Turistico Comunitario, Sucre

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Learn about Bolivian indigenous groups with a visit to El Centro Turistico Comunitario. The small but thorough tourist center hosts concise exhibits of weaving techniques and handwoven items. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee when you enter, and browse booklets with multilingual translations explaining the historical and cultural significance of the pieces. The impressive textiles are intensely colorful, each with its own story, community, region, and culture. Stop by the gift shop to take a handmade piece home with you. Add El Centro Turistico Comunitario to your Sucre travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Sucre itinerary planner.
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  • Exhibition of fabrics made by different families and ethnic groups. A visit with a guide if you want to decode and understand each comparable to a table work. Possibility to acquire.
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  • Interesting, the girls there gave us a guided visit, the textiles are very nice and give you a complete picture of bolivian traditional textile handcrafts  more »
  • Local handicraft Centre, its typical products, demonstrate Bolivian prices are good care, especially for who to take a souvenir from the city.
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With building restrictions in place for decades, the city of Sucre has developed a little differently than most other cities on the continent. However, the touristic appeal of Sucre has driven up demand for accommodations--now slotted in old, colonial-era buildings rather than new-build high-rises. This development ethos has worked well, with lodgings in Sucre's center among the most comfortable and characterful in the country. Exclusive options cluster around the town's prettiest plazas, with grand rooms and fine-dining restaurants. Budget-minded visitors should explore the range of posadas (guesthouses), set in modest formerly residential buildings on the town's side streets.
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