To truly experience the city of La Paz, you have to leave the map in a drawer and get lost in the streets. There’s no better way to discover the city’s modern architecture as well as appreciate the buildings that have withstood the test of time. Wandering the streets is also a great way to find the many restaurants, theaters, museums and shops La Paz has to offer.
Every turn and corner leads to architectural treasures and murals that describe the local history.
Here are the streets and buildings on the streets you should not miss:
- 16th September Street
Old Municipal Palace – Currently a Cultural Center, Bookstore and Visitor Center
- Calle Belisario Domínguez
Old houses that have become coffee shops, bars and restaurants
- Francisco I. Madero Street
La Vaquita del Arámburo – A cow statue that changes outfits with each season.
The Organic Market – Tuesday and Saturday, regional producers sell their products on the sidewalks.
The Velazco Garden
Arts and Popular Cultures Center – Exhibitions of regional culture.
The House of Culture
- Revolution Street
The Cathedral of Our Lady of La Paz
La Casona Francesa – A house built in the French style
The Madero Market
- The Malecon