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1 week ago
17 Jul 2017
“Probably the nicest building in Plaza Murillo”
Plaza Murillo, La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stared at the clock and just couldn't figure out what is wrong with it.... Nice place, nice garden in front of it.

Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the main square of La Paz the palace is located across from the Congress Hall and next to the Cathedral. It is viewed best from the park which tells some history of the struggle for independence with statues and other items setting the...More

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Right on the Plaza Murillo, this grandiose, yellow and white building is certainly imposing and architecturally, one of the highlights of La Paz. From the outside. Alas, visitors are nor permitted to visit.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Plaza Murillo is a colourful place with interesting people and some interesting buildings, and in my opinion, this is the best of them all. Pretty building that host the president of Bolivia, hopefully they will not destroy its view as they are doing with the...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I was there on a weekday. Many Bolivians came to take a look at the palast and surroundings. No One could tell me, why the clock on top of the building was running backwards, some said that the president wants to contradict everyone.... Beautiful scenery...More

Thank Joaquin_Morales
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Walked up to the Government palace, through streets that were barricaded by the military. There were protestors camped in the streets near the palace and the military kept the streets blocked to stop them getting close. We were obviously tourists and walked past the scary...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It's worth some pictures when you're on the Plaza Murillo. The building looks nice next to a ruinous building with broken windows.

Thank iWiebe
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Plenty to see and eat at the connected Plaza to the Palace. Try the Saltena's or just have a seat and watch the world go bye.

Thank NorthsidePK
Reviewed 15 June 2016

It was one of the stops of our city tour. The Palace itself is not impressive, but good to see and walk around the area. It is not open to the public so we can only enjoy the outside view. It is a good idea...More

Thank Rumpelstiltskin777
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Fun to look at. It's architecture is almost European. Very different from other buildings that you see in La Paz. Not sure if there are tours, but pretty from the outside. You can see it from Plaza Murillo.

Thank Rachael R
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