Reviews La Paz
At the Witches’ Market visitors can interact with the locals and buy herbs and traditional Aymara medicines. The most popular monuments in La Paz include the Presidential Palace, churches of San Francisco and Santo Domingo and Casa de Pedro Domingo Murillo.
La Paz also has a number of museums such as the Museo Costumbrista, Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Museo del Litoral, Museo del Oro, Museo del Charango and Museo de ... More Historia Natural. These museums have displays on a variety of interesting subjects such as the history, culture, handicrafts and natural history of the region.
The Feria de Alasitas is celebrated with great pomp and ceremony every year in the month of January. Nearby attractions include the Moon Valley, Lake Titicaca and Copacabana.
Due to its altitude, the climate here is mostly cold and dry. In winters, temperatures fall to about 1°C, while in summers they reach up to 17°C. Rainfall occurs mainly in the afternoons during the summer months.
La Paz has a population of 1,250,000 people. The majority of inhabitants are of Amerindian descent and consist of the Quechuas, Aymaras, Chiquitano and Guarani. There is also a ... More sizeable Mestizo populace, and also some of European descent.
The culture is heavily influenced by the local Amerindian population, especially the Quechua and the Aymara. The official languages that are spoken are Spanish, Quechua and Aymara.
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