Bolivia is one of the world's poorest countries. Not having access to the sea and possessing untold mineral wealth, it remained a victim of the continuing political conflicts and military coups for a long time. But the cultural heritage of the Incas, the majestic scenery of the Andes and the colorful local population, who are direct descendants of the mysterious ancient civilizations, make this country the most unusual and most exciting place on the continent. 'Tibet of America,' as it is sometimes referred to, Bolivia truly deserves the name - it is the highest and most isolated of Latin American countries, also widely known for its ancient traditions and numerous monuments of vanished civilizations of pre-Columbian era.

Sucre is Bolivia's official capital and one of the highest cities in the world. The main attractions are the house Casa de Libertad, the city square, the palace Palacio de la Glorieta, the Museum of Art De La Rikoleta, Fort de la Glorieta, University Mayor de San Francisco Javier and many others. Bolivar Park is known for the reduced copies of famous buildings of the world. Rozedal Park has a beautiful building of urban theater, and the city is also famous for the Cathedrals such as San Miguel, San Lezaro and Santo Domingo.

Potosi is situated on the desolate, windswept plains, among the barren mountains at an altitude of almost 4100 meters above sea level. Potosi is the highest city in the world, as well as the most fascinating and tragic place in Bolivia. In 1988, UNESCO awarded Potosí with a World Heritage Site title. The most interesting objects in the city are the Convent of San Francisco, the church and the convent of Santa Teresa, the house of Casa de la Moneda. There is a vast national museum with a collection of luxury items made of precious metals and a collection of religious art.

La Paz is the political and commercial center of Bolivia, seat of government agencies and the highland capital of the world. Downtown area of the city lies at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea level. The picturesque streets of the colonial city center still retain a strict plan of straight streets, paved in accordance with the Spanish tradition. Its center is the area of ​​Murillo, on which the Presidential Palace stands.

Here you can find many colonial mansions, parts of which are museums. At the northern end of the Prado Boulevard is the area of ​​San Francisco. It is the gateway to the ethnic areas of the city, mostly inhabited by Aymara Indians.

Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world and the highest navigable lake of the planet. The most interesting lakeside town is Copacabana. Here, among the many restaurants and marinas, a famous festival in honor of the Virgin Fiesta de La Candelaria is held annually. The city is the largest market town of Bolivia, and is widely known for its 400-year-old cathedral Convento de Santa Teresa, a statue of the Black Virgin Lakeland and the Museum of Archaeology.

The city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra has gained the status of 'the gate to Brazil'. The main attractions are the picturesque banks of the river, the Municipal Zoo, the picturesque square of ​​the Plaza 24 de Septembre, and the Cathedral Museum. Around the city there are also many interesting places, such as an area of ​​dunes and lagoons, the National Park Noel Kempff-Mercado, Trinidad is a commercial and administrative center of the vast wilderness of swamps, forests and savannas adjacent to the Brazilian border. The city has gradually turned into a modern commercial center, the capital of the ranch, agriculture, and a major economic center of the country. Hot and humid climate at first glance, makes this area quite uninteresting for tourism, but it is from here that all the routes to the tropical rain forests start.

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