Welcome to the plaza lies in La Paz, the city center of Bolivia! You are in Plaza San Fransisco. This is a square where at the past time was used for political gatherings. Now, this square is more alive. It fulfills with tourists who spend time adoring the historical buildings. There, locals are selling souvenirs and some of them are as street performers. Lingering while enjoying the music by street performers can be the best things to do at Plaza San Fransisco.
Adorable Big Urban Square od Bolivia Plaza San Fransisco
1. La Paz Cathedral
Add La Paz Cathedral in your bucket list when you finish things to do at Plaza San Fransisco such as adoring the historical architectural buildings at the big square in the downtown. The cathedral is situated in front of La Paz Cathedral. Have self-guided tour at this historical building to adore the 19th century architecture the cathedral has. You'll be awed by the collections of stained-glass windows placed at the back of altar.
2. Valle de la Luna
After getting the things to do at Plaza San Fransisco, you shall join a visit to Valle de la Luna. This place is aroung 12 km from La Paz. Each person must pay a liitle payment in the gate. You will be prepared for enjoying the unique geological formations. It will be a fun activity when you know can track together with your family or relatives. It is suggested for you to choose one of two routes - 45 minutes or 15 minutes ? Track of 15 minutes may be shorter, but a 45 - minute track will give you chance to visit Devil's Point.
3. Plaza Murillo
There are many things to do at Plaza San Fransisco. After enjoying the incredible Plaza San Fransisco tour, let's enjoy a trip to another part of La Paz. This is a recommended trip for you who love the historical tour. You should add Plaza Murillo. Lots of lights and enough benches for you to taka arest after Plaza San Fransisco tour. Plaza Murillo presents you another historical and beautiful architecture. You can find many things to do at here. You can feed the pigeons and stroll around the traditional market nearby.
How to Get Tickets?
You can stroll around Plaza San Fransisco for free. There are many things to do at Plaza San Fransisco. You can meet locals and visit stands of souvenirs at the Lanza Market which is nearby this attraction.
How To Get Around?
You can get around Plaza San Fransisco by having a self-guided tour. You'll get to other attractions near it easily such as Lanza Market and San Fransisco Cathedral where is in front of that plaza. Having a sightseeing and strolling around those places can be another things to do at Plaza San Fransisco.
What Should I Wear?
Best Time to Visit
Plaza San Fransisco is opened daily for 24 hours. May until October will be the best time to visit Bolivia, especially Plaza San Fransisco in La Paz. The warm weather will make your Plaza San Fransisco tour more perfect. You can get things to do at Plaza San Fransisco easily when the skies are clear.
Will I Need a Guide?
You are possible for having self-guided tour. You only rely on the leaflets or information that is probably published in the internet. This plaza is located near some other tourism objects in La Paz. However, hiring a guide might not be too necessary.
How To Get There?
If you are planning to visit Bolivia by plane, from El Alto International Airport, you can get a taxi to take you to your hotel. However, you have to confirm the price with the driver before leaving. There is a normal rate from airport to La Paz, the downtown, which is 60 BOB. You need to ensure that the price is no more than 70 BOB by considering that the taxi does have no meter inside.
This is about things to do at Plaza San Fransisco. There, you probably want to take photos or selfie. One more thing is about safety and security. Always keep an eye and be careful on the pickpockets while you are having your time for Plaza San Fransisco tour.