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La Recoleta

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Address: Sucre, Bolivia
Phone Number: 79454372
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US$44.00*
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Small-Group Sucre City Walking Tour
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Nice view over the city

You get a nice view over the city, and if you are there at the time the sun goes down you get a nice sunset! And it's for free!! :D

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Cecilie D
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Larvik, Norway
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Larvik, Norway
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You get a nice view over the city, and if you are there at the time the sun goes down you get a nice sunset! And it's for free!! :D

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple stroll up the hill. It was just 12 minutes from my hostel to catch the sunrise. The view from La Recolecta was pretty good but there is a nearby hotel that offers a much better view.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perched on a elevated part of Sucre, the Recoleta presents a collection of museums, churches, schools and market stalls. This is one of the romantic spots that couples hang out at. The mirador or lookout is the best spot to catch the sun setting on Sucre, or to watch lightning strikes when there is a thunderstorm.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A terrace like place with a good view over the old city. You can clearly see how well planned it was. For an even better view walk up hill behind La Recoleta through a park with Stations of the Cross (Calvary). On top of the hill there is a statue of Jesus de Salgrado Corazon, where local people sacrifice, thank... More 

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Thank Robert937
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a special square in itself but the indigenous museum is interesting. Best idea is to come up here to watch the sunset, not a world beating view but it is nice and has a friendly atmosphere. The tiramisu from the cafe is large and nice, not authentic as not mascarpone but still very nice for two to share all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The square isnt anything special and the view a bit underwhelming but close by is a fabulous museum showcasing local weaving and costumes etc which is worth a visit.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A bit of a walk up but so worth it! Amazing vibe, great view over the city and definitly come here for watching the sun set. So beautiful and no tourists at all :)

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Thank MichelSchuts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A great look out point if you enjoy scenic views of the city. Quite a few tour groups around. There is a nice little cafe nearby where you can sit and enjoy the view. There is also a small little market of souvenirs near recoleta if your interested. A good place to check out and get some good photos.

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Thank Nicole R
South West England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Beautiful architecture and views down over Sucre with a small market and excellent café. Definitely worth the climb.

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Thank Bolton508d
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Go for the view, it's lovely and the square itself is very pretty. Walk from the town takes about 30mins, depending upon location. Yu can walk back down a different way to make a circuit of it.

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