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La Recoleta, Sucre
(4.1/5 based on 320+ 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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  • You get a nice view over the city, and if you are there at the time the sun goes down you get a nice sunset! And it's for free!! :D 
  • It must be the place with the best view of the city! There are charming bars to sit down to rest and drink something while so much. The narrow streets to get also are very enjoyable!
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  • 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. 
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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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