countless attractions in the city of Cochabamba
and its surroundings: architectural jewels, natural beauties and
splendid vestiges of the past, converge in the capital of the
valleys of Bolivia, giving it a very particular atmosphere that
makes it lovely.
When traveling by the city, when going through its valley, when
feeling the blessings of its pleasant climate, you will realize
that Cochabamba, for its popular customs, its
colonial look and its hallucinating natural landscapes, is one
of those places that enter deep in the soul and that the traveler
wants to visit one and a thousand times.
you should visit the following places:
Cristo de la Concordia: Located in the San Pedro hill, is
a monumental sculpture made by César Terrazas Pardo, who
wanted to perpetuate in his work the image of a protective Christ.
The sculpture is approximately 34.20 meters high and when adding
the dimension of the pedestal, it reaches the 40.44 meters high.
Its weight is of approximately two tons.
From San Pedro
hill, you will have the best view of the valley of Cochabamba.
14 de Setiembre: it is the heart of the city. You must
visit this place to feel the essence of Cochabamba.
Cancha: A colorful and kind of wild market where you
can find everything. Sales and the most varied techniques in the
bargaining are used by the buyers and merchants who offer from
showy crafts until modern electric appliances.
Portales: In his desire of ostentation, the "baron
of the tin", Simón Patiño, decided to build
a fabulous palace that, for its dimensions and architectural lines,
has become a place of compulsory visit, for those who arrive at