Bolivia Travel Guide
Laguna Verde, Bolivia
Author: Entropy1963 (public domain)
Principal Cities of Bolivia
- La Paz
Capital and second largest city in Bolivia. The La Paz Metropolitan Area is however the most populous urban area in the country.
Located in an Andean valley in central Bolivia, Cochabamba is the fourth largest city in the country.
Major town on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Small town in La Paz Department.
Town between La Paz and Sucre, the center of the most important tin-mining in Bolivia.
Town that was once an important silver-mining center in the country.
Gateway town to Madidi National Park.
- Santa Cruz de la Sierra
The largest city as well as the most prosperous in Bolivia.
Constitutional capital of Bolivia, Sucre is very Spanish in character, with elements of Andalusian culture in its architecture. The inner city, titled the Historic City of Sucre, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Town in the Andean highlands founded by the Spanish in 1574.
Gateway town to the salt flats of Salar de Uyuni.
Travel Destinations in Bolivia
- Lake Titicaca
The highest commercially navigable lake in the world.
- Salar de Uyuni
Biggest salt pan in the world.
- Laguna Verde
Huge salt lake in the Altiplano of Bolivia.
- Cristo de la Concordia
The tallest statue of Christ in the world.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bolivia
- City of Potosí
Well-preserved inner city of Potosí
- Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos
Six settlements of Christianized Indians established in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
- Historic City of Sucre
Heritage sites in the first capital of Bolivia.
- Fuerte de Samaipata
Archaeological site of a pre-Inca civilization.
Ancient ruins of a unique civilization in Bolivia.
- Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
One of the largest intact parks in the Amazon Basin.