La Paz
in Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.500 and -68.150 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 30' 0" and W -68° 9' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Boliviano - BOB
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:07 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/La_Paz
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:53 am and 6:22 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
16.667 and 112.725 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hoang Sa
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Bolivia in South America

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Bolivia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bolivia. Last Update: 2020-08-08 07:23:13

Delve into La Paz

La Paz in Departamento de La Paz with it's 812,799 habitants is located in Bolivia about 258 mi (or 416 km) north-west of Sucre, the country's capital town.

Current time in La Paz is now 02:07 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / La Paz with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports close to La Paz. The closest airport in Bolivia is El Alto International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System in Argentina at a distance of 88 mi (or 142 km). The closest in Bolivia is Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture in a distance of 91 mi (or 142 km), South. We encountered 1 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Coroico, Desaguadero, Zepita, Yunguyo and Guanay. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 48 °F

Morning Temperature -2°C / 28 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 38%
Air Pressure 1026 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 8th of August 2020

12°C (54 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 9th of August 2020

12°C (54 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 10th of August 2020

12°C (53 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

El Rey Palace

Address
0,4 mi
Avenida 20 de Octubre 1947
10727 La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


La Casona Hotel Boutique

Address
0,9 mi
Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz Nº 938
La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:30 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Landscape - International Hostel ®

Address
1,3 mi
Calle Reseguin 1981, corner of Aspiazu
La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Casa Prado

Address
1,2 mi
16 de Julio Nº 1615 entre
La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Panamerican Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
Calle Mexico 1555 Entre Nicolas Acosta
La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Alexander

Address
1,0 mi
Avenida Jorge Carrasco Esq.
El Alto
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:30 - Checkin: 06:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Gloria La Paz

Address
1,0 mi
Potosi Nro. 909
La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Monte Carlo Hotel

Address
1,0 mi
Av. Montes 767
La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Boutique El Consulado

Address
1,3 mi
Calle Carlos Bravo 299
La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Rosario La Paz

Address
0,7 mi
AV ILLAMPU 704
12446 La Paz
Bolivia

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 23:59
Weekend: 0:00 - 23:59


Videos from this area

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Cable Railway La Paz :: GoPRO HERO 3+

Published: April 29, 2014
Length: 25:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Max Glaser

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Mi Teleferico - La Paz Bolivia - Urban Ropeways

Published: July 11, 2014
Length: 22:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mauricio Caussin

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Bolivia Tourism: La Paz, Bolivia - Second Highest City in the World

Published: June 14, 2013
Length: 30:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: boliviabella

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Published: December 21, 2013
Length: 16:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Johanan

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Published: December 03, 2014
Length: 02:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ATyges Ingeniería

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Mountain Bike - Bolívia - La Paz - Death Road - Estrada da Morte - El Camino de la Muerte

Published: February 08, 2014
Length: 49:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rodrigo Ruiz

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Published: July 24, 2014
Length: 57:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: byluiscanedo

Nevada en la cumbre en el camino entre La Paz y Coroico el 21 de Julio del 2014.


Teleférico línea amarilla La Paz - Bolivia

Published: January 22, 2015
Length: 16:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Eduardo Mancilla Alarcon

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Published: August 09, 2013
Length: 49:06 min
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Published: February 22, 2011
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

La Paz

Nuestra Señora de La Paz (English: Our Lady of Peace; Aymara: Chuquiago Marka or Chuqiyapu) is the seat of government of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of the La Paz Department, and the second largest city in the country (in population) after Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

Located at -16.5, -68.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
La Paz, Populated places in La Paz Department (Bolivia), Capitals in South America, Populated places established in 1548

El Alto, La Paz

El Alto, La Paz File:Altiplano de La Paz Bolivia.

Located at -16.5167, -68.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in La Paz Department (Bolivia), Populated places established in 1985

Palacio Quemado

The Palacio Quemado is a popular name to denote the Bolivian Palace of Government, located on Plaza Murillo in downtown La Paz. It is the official residence of the President of Bolivia. The building has had many incarnations. Its nickname ("Palacio Quemado," or "Burned Palace") originates from the fact that it was set aflame and burned almost to the ground during an uprising in 1875. It has since been rebuilt and revamped a number of times, but the name stuck.

Located at -16.4958, -68.1336 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Bolivia, Government of Bolivia, La Paz, Presidential palaces, Spanish Colonial architecture, Houses completed in 1825

Estadio Libertador Simón Bolívar

Estadio Libertador Simón Bolivar is a multi-use stadium in the Tembladerani neighborhood of the city of La Paz, Bolivia. It is most often used for football matches, on club level by Club Bolívar. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 people.

Located at -16.5125, -68.1411 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Bolivia, La Paz, Club Bolívar

Metro La Paz

Metro La Paz is located on the west side of Bolivia, with a population of more than 2.3 million inhabitants joining the cities of La Paz, El Alto,and Viacha, it is the most populous urban area of Bolivia. At an altitude that can reach more than of 4,000 meters above the sea level, it is the highest metropolitan city in the world.

Located at -16.5, -68.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Capitals in South America, La Paz, Populated places established in 1548

Central Bank of Bolivia

The Central Bank of Bolivia (Spanish: Banco Central de Bolivia) is the central bank of Bolivia, responsible for monetary policy and the issuance of banknotes. The current president of the BCB is Marcelo Zabalaga Estrada. The official site is http://www. bcb. gob. bo.

Located at -16.4972, -68.1344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Central banks, 1928 establishments in Bolivia, Banks established in 1928, Banks of Bolivia

San Pedro prison

San Pedro prison or El penal de San Pedro is the largest prison in La Paz, Bolivia renowned for being a society within itself. Significantly different from most correctional facilities, inmates at San Pedro have jobs inside the community, buy or rent their accommodation, and often live with their families. The sale of cocaine base to visiting tourists gives those inside a significant income and an unusual amount of freedom within the prison walls.

Located at -16.5031, -68.1344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prisons in Bolivia, La Paz

Neo-Tiwanakan architecture

The Neo-Tiwanakan or Pseudo-Tiwanakan architecture is a style developed by the architect Emilio Villanueva Peñaranda between the years 1930 and 1948 inspired in the designs of the Pre-Columbian archeological site of Tiwanaku in Bolivia.

Located at -16.5, -68.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Architectural styles, 20th-century architectural styles, Bolivian art

Plaza Murillo

The Plaza Murillo is the central plaza of the city of La Paz and the open space most connected to the political life of Bolivia. Prominent buildings on the plaza include the Presidential Palace, National Congress of Bolivia, and the Cathedral of La Paz. It is located in the old town, or Casco Viejo, of the city and is surrounded by Socabaya Street to the west, Ayacucho Street to the east, Comercio Street to the south, and a continuation of Ingavi and Ballivan Streets to the north.

Located at -16.4958, -68.1336 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Plazas in Bolivia

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to La Paz.

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
La Paz, Ciudad La Paz, ላፓዝ, لاباز, Chukiyawu, Chuqi Yapu, La Pas, Горад Ла-Пас, Ла Пас, লা পাজ, لاپاز, Σούκρε/Λα Παζ, Λα Πας, La-Pazo, A Paz, לה פאס, ला पास, Լա Պաս, LPB, ラパス, ლა-პასი, Ла-Пас, 라파스, Ла-Пас шаары, Pax, La Pasas, Lapasa, Ла Паз, ലാ പാസ്, ला पाझ, ଲାପାଜ, ਲਾ ਪਾਸ, Chuqiyapu, லா பாஸ், ลาปาซ, La-Pas, لا پاز, לא פאז, 拉巴斯