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La Recoleta, Sucre
(4.1/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Take a short but steep walk up a cobblestone path to reach La Recoleta, a Franciscan monastery and plaza offering extensive views of the city. The whitewashed building was begin in 1600, with several expansion projects over the next two centuries as the community of monks grew. Today, the site stands as a well-preserved example of colonial religious architecture. Use our Sucre tour planner to visit La Recoleta on your trip to Sucre, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • There's nothing special about this spot. There's a school and children run around playing football in the square or hanging out in the archways. But it's a nice place to watch the sunset and have a be...  more »
  • The square is very wide it is very "clean", in the style of Sucre. However the Visual that offers the city is not the best, being partly covered by trees and the roofs of other houses. In the same square, you can enjoy a better view going up for free on the roof of the Museum (Tanga Tanga), although in this case it must be observed that much attention, given the absence of minimal security measures.
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  • Very pretty and nice to hang out with his girlfriend. All very well maintained and with a good sense of security.
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  • A simple stroll up the hill. It was just 12 minutes from my hostel to catch the sunrise. The view from La Recolecta was pretty good but there is a nearby hotel that offers a much better view.
  • Very good!
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  • It is a beautiful place, you can see a great view of the city from the viewpoint and also buy crafts
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  • Beautiful place and good view of the city
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  • It is very quiet and you can see all over the city really I like it
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