Atractivos turísticos en Potosi, Bolivia

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Los lugares turísticos más populares en Bolivia

  • Salar de Uyuni

    El Salar de Uyuni en Bolivia se formó por la desaparición de un océano interior que cubría la mayor parte del Altiplano y se extendía hasta el lago Titicaca. Es una experiencia extraordinaria cruzar este lago de sal en automóvil.

  • Lago Titicaca

    El Lago Titicaca es el lago navegable más alto del mundo con una altura promedio de 3,810 metros sobre el nivel del mar. El Lago Titicaca es una gran atracción turística para los amantes de la naturaleza.

  • La ciudad de La Paz

    La Paz es la capital administrativa de Bolivia. La altitud de la ciudad varía desde aproximadamente 4058 metros (13,313 pies) sobre el nivel del mar en El Alto (donde se encuentra el aeropuerto) hasta 3100 metros (10,170 pies) en la zona residencial más baja. Es la capital nacional más alta del mundo.

  • Camino de la Muerte

    Conoce el Camino de la Muerte, una carretera que conecta La Paz, capital de Bolivia, con la región de los Yungas, un sendero que, en las últimas décadas, se ha ganado la fama del camino más mortal del planeta.

  • Carnaval de Oruro

    El Carnaval de Oruro se celebra como un signo de devoción a la Virgen de Socavon. El Carnaval de Oruro es uno de los mayores eventos culturales y festividades en Bolivia y América Latina.

  • Rurrenabaque

    Rurrenabaque (o simplemente Rurre) es un pueblo pequeño (población 15,000) a orillas del Río Beni en la cuenca amazónica boliviana. Los viajes a la jungla en el cercano Parque Nacional Madidi son las principales atracciones.

  • Tiwanaku

    Las ruinas de Tiwanaku se encuentran cerca de la orilla sureste del lago Titicaca, a unos 72 km (44 millas) al oeste de La Paz, Bolivia. Tiwanaku es un sitio reconocido como Patrimonio de la Humanidad.

  • Minas de Plata

    Una de las principales atracciones turísticas de Potosí en Bolivia es el Cerro Rico. Desde las profundidades de esta increíble montaña, se han extraído grandes cantidades de plata desde 1545.

  • Copacabana

    Copacabana es un pequeño pueblo ubicado en la costa boliviana del lago Titicaca. Este es el Copacabana original y un popular destino turístico para viajeros.

  • Parque Nacional Apolobamba

    El Parque Nacional Apolobamba se encuentra al oeste de La Paz, Bolivia y tiene una belleza escénica fantástica debido a las altas montañas cubiertas de nieve: Akamani, Presidente y Katantika.

  • Parque Nacional Cotapata

    El Parque Nacional Cotapata se encuentra al noreste de La Paz, Bolivia. Una de sus mayores atracciones es la ruta precolombina de Chucura o Choro o Camino Inca.

  • Parque Nacional Madidi

    El Parque Nacional Madidi se encuentra al noreste de La Paz, Bolivia. Madidi es el área protegida con la mayor diversidad de flora: de 5,000 a 6,000 especies.

  • Parque Nacional Noel Kempf Mercado

    El Parque Nacional Noel Kempf Mercado en Santa Cruz, Bolivia ha sido declarado Patrimonio Natural de la Humanidad por la UNESCO. El parque Noel Kempf Mercado presenta una belleza escénica excepcional gracias a grandes farallones y cascadas de la meseta de Caparu.

  • Isla del Sol

    La Isla del Sol se encuentra en el extremo noroeste de la península de Copacabana, Bolivia. La Isla del Sol tiene varios monumentos antiguos: el Palacio Pilkokaina y el Chinkana o Laberinto, La Escalera de los Incas, la Fuente Sagrada de la Juventud y las Terrazas de los Incas.

  • Parque Nacional Sajama

    El Parque Nacional Sajama se encuentra al noroeste de Oruro, Bolivia. Cuenta con la imponente montaña nevada de Sajama, lagunas altoandinas, aguas termales y rutas de andinismo.

  • Yungas

    La región de Yungas se encuentra a casi tres horas de La Paz, Bolivia. El paisaje es una combinación de laderas verdes, precipicios, ríos, cascadas y vegetación moderada.

  • Pueblo de Uyuni

    Uyuni en Bolivia es una pequeña ciudad situada en el medio de la nada. El turismo es su principal fuente de prosperidad gracias al Salar de Uyuni, el mayor del mundo.

  • Cementerio de Trenes

    La primera línea férrea en Bolivia fue Uyuni-Antofagasta e inicio trabajos el año 1899 y construida por ingenieros británicos quienes arribaron a Uyuni cerca del final del siglo XIX formando la pequeña comunidad de Uyuni.

  • Misiones Jesuíticas

    Las misiones jesuíticas en Bolivia se han mantenido intactas e incluso después de cientos de años siguen maravillando a los visitantes. Están ubicados en las tierras bajas orientales de Santa Cruz, Bolivia, a unas 6 horas de la ciudad.

  • Chacaltaya

    En lo alto de los Andes, lejos del ajetreo y el bullicio de La Paz, se encuentra una estación de esquí hermosa pero misteriosa, una vez famosa por ser la pista de esquí de más alto rendimiento en el mundo.

Destinos por ciudad

Destinos Turísticos en Potosi

  1. National Park Toro Toro

    National Park Toro Toro
    Potosi

    The National Park Toro Toro is located to the north of Potosi, Bolivia. Among the attractions are the cavern of Huma Jalanta, Huaca Senka. There are tracks of dinosaurs, the Inca ruins of Flame Chaqui and cave paintings.


  2. Minas de Plata

    Minas de Plata
    Potosi

    Una de las principales atracciones turísticas de Potosí en Bolivia es el Cerro Rico. Desde las profundidades de esta increíble montaña, se han extraído grandes cantidades de plata desde 1545.


  3. Churches and Convents in Potosi

    Churches and Convents in Potosi
    Potosi

    Iglesia de San Lorenzo de Carangas, Temple of Copacabana, Cathedral, San Cristobal, Santa Teresa, San Francisco, Iglesia de San Martin, Church of San Pedro, Torre de la Compania, Iglesia de La Merced, Iglesia de San Agustin, Iglesia de San Benito, Iglesia de San Bernardo, Iglesia de San Juan de Dios, Iglesia de Santo Domingo


  4. Plaza 10 de Noviembre

    Plaza 10 de Noviembre
    Potosi

    The Main Square, also known as "Plaza del Regocijo" mostly because twice a year, since 1890, this is the site where the Carnival is celebrated, as well as other national holidays. In the past it was the place for bull fights


  5. Portal of the Rampant Lions

    Portal of the Rampant Lions
    Potosi

    The construction of this landmark dates back to the end of the XVIII century. In accordance with the typology of the portal this piece belonged to a Cacique (Indian Chieftain) a captain of the mines. The building was almost entirely remodeled in 1970


  6. Casa de las Tres Portadas

    Casa de las Tres Portadas
    Potosi

    This construction is also known as "Las Recogidas" (The Cloistered Ones). It used to be a community house for lay sisters, most of whom were Natives. This religious construction belongs to the Franciscan Order


  7. Casa de Francisco de la Rocha

    Casa de Francisco de la Rocha
    Potosi

    The Casa de Francisco de la Rocha in Potosi presents a front with beautiful-symmetric designs. The portal itself may be the most interesting portion of the entire construction. The construction as a whole retains a certain mestizo style design.


  8. Kari Kari Lagoon

    Kari Kari Lagoon
    Potosi

    In 1575, the viceroy Toledo ordered to build several artificial lagoons east of the city that would be useful to accumulate water during the rainy season, with the intention of using them in the dry periods. The artificial lagoons of Potosi are considered to be one of the main elements of the mining infrastructure.


  9. San Marcos Mill

    San Marcos Mill
    Potosi

    This mill used to belong to the Countess of the "Real Casa de Moneda" (Royal Mint House). It is equipped with a large, 6-meter wide wheel, which was reconstructed together with the entire grinding system of the mill.


  10. Arcos de Cobija

    Arcos de Cobija
    Potosi

    Potosi's elaborate colonial architecture merits a stroll around the narrow streets to take in the ornate doorways and facades, as well as the covered wooden balconies that overhang the streets. Architecturally notable are the Arcos de Cobija on the street of the same name.


  11. Calle Quijarro

    Calle Quijarro
    Potosi

    Unesco World Heritage North of the Iglesia de San Agustin, Calle Quijarro narrows as it winds between a wealth of colonial buildings, many with doorways graced by old family crests. It's thought that the bends in Calle Quijarro were an intentional attempt to inhibit the cold winds that would otherwise whistle through and chill everything in their path.


  12. El Cabildo

    El Cabildo
    Potosi

    Potosi's elaborate colonial architecture merits a stroll around the narrow streets to take in the ornate doorways and fades, as well as the covered wooden balconies that overhang the streets. Architecturally notable is El Cabildo on Plaza 10 de Noviembre.


  13. Casa Nacional de la Moneda

    Casa Nacional de la Moneda
    Potosi

    The Casa de la Moneda is a vast, elegant, and strikingly beautiful building that takes up a whole city block. In many specialists' opinion, it is the most important building among the colonial architecture of South America. Its construction began in 1750 and concluded in 1773. The works were in charge of the manufacturer and architect Salvador de Vila


  14. Betanzos

    Betanzos
    Potosi

    Lajasmayu I and II, these are considered to be the most important sites of rupestrian art within this zone, exhibiting a variety of magnificent samples.


  15. Sara Cancha

    Sara Cancha
    Potosi

    Sara Cancha, at about 250 meters from Lajasmayu, has beautiful paintings scattered all along one of the walls. Around the border there are depictions of various Camelidae species lined-up in rows and also anthropomorphic images.


  16. Supay Molino Qaqa

    Supay Molino Qaqa
    Potosi

    At Supay Molino Qaqa, (The devil's Mill) the rupestrian paintings are painted over an oblique wall. The surface of this wall seems to be covered by an arenaceous-ferrous type of stone. We can also appreciate very clearly certain geometric figures , zoomorphic representations (Ruminants and Camelidae) and anthropomorphic figures.


  17. Qaqa Cancha

    Qaqa Cancha
    Potosi

    n order to reach Qaqa Cancha, it is necessary to pass through the community of Supay Molino. Here we can find about twenty different paintings with geometric figures, representations of various types of fabrics, etc. All of these are painted with reddish-purple painting.


  18. Jatun cave

    Jatun cave
    Potosi

    At the Jatun cave we can see petroglyphs and pictographs spread all across the place. Some of these designs have a basaltic formation. About 40 of these designs painted with red have zoomorphic and anthropomorphic motives.


  19. Road to Betanzos

    Road to Betanzos
    Potosi

    The road to Betanzos is an ancient Inca road presenting a varied array of views. In Pignasi we can find additional remains of rupestrian paintings, especially in the place known as "El Rincon" (The Corner).


  20. Manquiri

    Manquiri
    Potosi

    At 14 kilometers of Potosi is the Sanctuary of Manquiri, an architectural sample from the XVIII century. In the past, this place used to be worshipped due to its emanations of steam from the thermal waters that flow underground.


  21. La Puerta del Diablo

    La Puerta del Diablo
    Potosi

    La Puerta del Diablo (Devil's Door) is located six kilometers from Potosi and presents an interesting geological structure made of red sand-stone, a construction that extends all the way to the entrance of the cave


  22. Tarapaya Lagoon

    Tarapaya Lagoon
    Potosi

    Known also as "the Inca's Bath", the Tarapaya Lagoon is an extremely famous and constantly visited natural attraction. The lagoon is filled with thermal waters, which give origin to other spring water sites.


  23. Thermal water fountains

    Thermal water fountains
    Potosi

    The Thermal-Water Bathing Resort is in Tarapaya, located on the road to the city of Potosi. Ideal for spending the entire day enjoying warm and healthy waters loaded with zinc sulfide which come from the natural lagoon.


  24. Tecoya Sector

    Tecoya Sector
    Potosi

    Arriving at Tecoya (3,300 meters above the sea level), there is a 40 meter high statue made of stone, called the Tecoya Christ. This piece clearly depicts the face of Christ, his hair and his robe. At his feet, there is a beautiful water spring, also known as the Spring of Pajcha.


  25. Vergel Waterfall, Toro Toro

    Vergel Waterfall, Toro Toro
    Potosi

    The Vergel waterfall is located just three kilometers to the north from Toro Toro Town and offers to its visitors a contrasting landscape after rocky canyon formations.


  26. Wayllas Mountain and the Dinosaur footprints

    Wayllas Mountain and the Dinosaur footprints
    Potosi

    Wallyas Mountain treasures 80 million year old dinosaur footprints and fossils just five minutes away from Toro Toro town by car.


  27. Umajalanta Cavern

    Umajalanta Cavern
    Potosi

    The Umajalanta Cavern is located just 10 kilometers away from Toro Toro town. It is 4600 meters long and offers to its visitors impressive subterranean views of stalagmites and stalactites.


  28. Itas City

    Itas City
    Potosi

    Itas city is a unique place 21 kilometers to the west of Toro Toro town with huge rocky formations whose particular shape resembles a real city.



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