Best Things To Do in La Paz, Bolivia

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at La Paz.

La Paz may not be as popular as other cities in Bolivia, but don’t let that fool you. La Paz is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at La Paz.

If you have plans to visit Bolivia and are not sure if La Paz should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in La Paz and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in La Paz

Here is the list of things to do in La Paz and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Teatro Municipal Alberto Saavedra Perez

    Address: Indaburo, La Paz Municipality, Bolivia

    This theatre has a wide range of folk music concerts, foreign theatrical shows and folklore presentations. Located in a wonderful old building which has been lovingly restored complete with elaborate balconies, an expansive ceiling mural and a round auditorium.
  2. Museo De Arte Contemporaneo

    Address: Av 16 de Julio, La Paz, Bolivia, Bolivia

    This private art museum might not house the best collection of modern art in the city but the building is definitely the most interesting. As one of only four restored 19thCentury mansions in Prado with stained glass panels and a glass roof designed by Gustave Eiffel you can’t miss this museum. Phone Number :- +591 2 2335905
  3. Alexander Coffee Pub Santa Barbar

    Address: 16 de Julio 1832 | Santa Barbara, La Paz, Bolivia

    This trendy café serves all kinds of coffee drinks, sandwiches and pastries. It’s the perfect place to get your caffeine fix and the food is super tasty.
  4. Pena Marka Tambo Image

    Address: Bolivia

    Pena Marka Tambo is a meeting space for the artists and musicians, a place where people would be able to enjoy Bolivian folk music along with other artistic customs in a festive and fun environment. It opened up in the year 1978 and is one of the traditional penas that caters to both locals and tourists. While the food is great, it is the music ...Read more
  5. Cafe La Terraza

    Address: Avenida Montenegro, La Paz Municipality, Bolivia

    Expect fantastic espressos, cooked breakfasts that remind you of home and rich chocolate cake at this stylish chain. 
  6. The Witches Market


    Address: Melchor Jimenez, La Paz Zona 9, Bolivia

    Bolivia is a country of mystery. Here you will find a lot of mysterious places that you will just keep wondering on the unique things they offer. The Witches’ Market is one of such places. Also known as El Mercado de las Brujas, this market offers special remedies for all your personal problems. As you stroll through the market, you will s...Read more
  7. Wild Rover Backpackers Hostel

    Address: Calle Comercio 1476, Esquina Bueno, (frente al Hostal Republica), La Paz Municipality, Bolivia

    This could be the highest Irish owned backpackers’ hostel in the world. There is a lively bar and crowd to match. Centrally located, there is an all-day food menu with lots of comfort food as well as wifi, a pool table and TV. Phone Number :- +591 2 2116903
  8. The Star Of India Restaurant

    Address: Calle Cochabamba 170, La Paz, Bolivia

    This is one of the only places in Bolivia that you can get curry from. They deliver to your hostel and have a piping hot vindaloo. If you finish the vindaloo you will get a free “I survived the world’s highest vindaloo” T-shirt. Phone Number :- 2-211-4409
  9. Mirador Killi Killi

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    Mirador Killi Killi

    Observation Deck

    Address: Av La Bandera, La Paz, Bolivia

    Located at an altitude, Mirador Killi Killi is an observation deck offering a panoramic view of the town below. The observation deck is fenced and is beautified by well-manicured gardens. There are steps to enable you to climb up to the top of the hill. The breathtaking views observed from the deck are postcard perfect. The best time to visit is...Read more