Among the main sights of the city is the president’s palace Palacio Quemado (the name is translated as «Burnt Palace»). This name was given to the palace after it had been burnt by the Indians during the uprising in 1875.
The historical center of La Paz is the location of Murillo Square. The square is the location of the monument devoted to the freedom fighters. Here you can also see the Capitol (National Congress). The square is surrounded by numerous colonial houses and churches that are rich in sculptures (San Francisco Church, San Pedro Church, Santo Domingo Church).
In order to observe the exhibits of the Indian colonial art, you can visit the National Museum of Arts. Casa de Murillo Exhibition Hall is a wonderful place to see pictures and sculptures. You can also attend theatres and see the bulls fighting on the arena of the city.
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