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Presidential Palace

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Address: Plaza Murillo, La Paz, Bolivia
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Beautiful Architecture and Plaza

Plenty to see and eat at the connected Plaza to the Palace. Try the Saltena's or just have a seat and watch the world go bye.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 July 2016
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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked up to the Government palace, through streets that were barricaded by the military. There were protestors camped in the streets near the palace and the military kept the streets blocked to stop them getting close. We were obviously tourists and walked past the scary men with big guns. The palace and plaza were pleasant to look at. The Palace... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It's worth some pictures when you're on the Plaza Murillo. The building looks nice next to a ruinous building with broken windows.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Plenty to see and eat at the connected Plaza to the Palace. Try the Saltena's or just have a seat and watch the world go bye.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

It was one of the stops of our city tour. The Palace itself is not impressive, but good to see and walk around the area. It is not open to the public so we can only enjoy the outside view. It is a good idea to wear good walking shoes, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. Also bring along a jacket and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Fun to look at. It's architecture is almost European. Very different from other buildings that you see in La Paz. Not sure if there are tours, but pretty from the outside. You can see it from Plaza Murillo.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

It's an okay building for the Government Palace. Not the grandest place but still nice for a photo op.

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College Park, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Very nice colonial building. The best thing I did was sitting down with pigeon-feeding people in the plaza and enjoying the scene.

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Great Falls, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

I am sure that this is one of the most photographed buildings in La Paz. And deservredly so. The color of the facade is outstanding, particularly when the sun hits the edifice.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Located in the central square, it really does not stand. the cathedral catty corner from it is more impressive.

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vancouver
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Nice area to walk around. We were there on a quiet day so not much happening. The square near was full of families with kids chasing pigeons.

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