Sucre & Potosí
SucreHistoric capital of Bolivia, declared Cultural Oral and Intangible Patrimony of the Humanity by the UNESCO. Colonial city founded in 1538, live witness of the fight for our independence. Invaluable colonial paintings and religious sculptures decorate Museums and colonial houses.
Its real historical transcendence reflects a European building style. Sucre is a beautiful city; while you walk through its narrow streets you will admire the colonial buildings, the ancient residences with huge courts, beautiful fountains and impressive arches.
PotosíOne of the most important cities from the past, the most impressive living example of colonial art, declared Cultural Oral and Intangible Patrimony of the Humanity by the UNESCO for its extraordinary beauty. Around 1650, Potosi was one of the richest, famous and populated of the world, even compared to Paris and London. Potosi was known for the richness of the silver mines, its magnificent city architecture and the extravagance of its aristocracy.
Nowadays, Potosi tells her own story with a language graved with the blood and the sweat of the exploited miners during the Spanish colony.