While Sucre is renowned for its tranquil ambiance and laid back lifestyle, the city is also home to plenty of sights and activities to keep travelers entertained for days on end.
Here we have picked some of the best things to do during your time in the White City:
Sucre and the surrounding area play host to several bustling and colorful markets. Each offering a unique experience, the following shopping hubs are well worth a visit when visiting the White City.
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One of the oddest chapters in Bolivia’s history is the tale of its only prince and princess and the pink, crazy, fairy-tale castle they built on the outskirts of Sucre: El Castillo de La Glorieta (The Castle of La Glorieta).
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Travellers looking improve their Spanish speaking skills will be hard pushed to find a cheaper, safer and more beautiful place than Sucre to learn the local lingo.
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Visiting a cemetery on your travels may seem a little morbid, however the cemetery in Sucre is quite the opposite, offering a peaceful hideaway. People go to read a book, catch up with friends or simply to contemplate life.
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One of Sucre’s must-see tourist attractions is Espacio Cultural Origenes’ folkloric show and dinner spectacular. The restaurant is set around a large stage where, almost every night of the week, they put on a colorful, high-energy dance show featuring traditional dances from Sucre and the rest of Bolivia.
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Tucked away at the bottom of the Churuquella mountain is a tranquil look-out point boasting some of the best panoramic views over Sucre.
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Sucre is the ultimate place to get your dinosaur fix, being home to 5055 perfectly preserved dinosaur footprints from about 15 species of dinosaur. Most impressive is the world-record setting 347-meter trail left by a baby Tyrannosaurus Rex known as “Johnny Walker”.
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Home to some of Bolivia’s best museums and galleries, Sucre provides visitors the chance to learn about the country’s cultural, artistic and religious history in some wonderfully inspiring settings. Most of the museums are conveniently located in the city’s center within walking distance from the main plaza
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A wonderful way to discover Sucre’s beautiful and diverse countryside is to trek from Sucre to the Maragua Crater. During the trek you will see some breathtaking Bolivian scenery, learn about the local flora and fauna, discover dinosaur footprints with your very own eyes and share the customs and traditions of a local Quechuan family.
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Visitors to Sucre will usually find that they spend the majority of their time within a few blocks of the central square. But there are many interesting places to visit if you’re willing to stray a little from the center, such as Avenida de las Americas
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As the seat of the Roman Catholic Church in Bolivia, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Sucre is of great importance to the deeply religious city.
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After a long stint on the road, sometimes it’s nice to relax with a good movie. Sucre’s main cinema is CineSAS, showing many of the biggest releases at the same time as they premiere around the world.
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The central hub of Sucre is undoubtedly it’s main square: Plaza 25 de Mayo. One of the prettiest plazas in Bolivia, 25 de Mayo offers a place to relax and soak in the beauty and vibrancy of Sucre.
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One of the most adventurous ways to experience Sucre’s city views is to go paragliding with Joy Ride Tours.
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If you’re heading to Sucre, be sure to book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid missing out!