An ecological paradise Bolivia has so many wonderful natural spots such as dead volcano Sajama, vast tropical forests with its magnificent flora and fauna and of course a beautiful Lake Titicaca which is home to Uros Islands. But besides the natural world Bolivia has a stunning culture, full of mysterious Indian stories and bloody wars. To get to know Bolivia culture and country itself better you can in various museums which you can easily find throughout the country.
Top Must Visited Museums In Bolivia:
They are situated in La-Paz on Jaen Street and have one thing in common- a wonderful collection of different cultural and historical items. This street is believed to be the most visited street for tourists and it is not surprising. The street itself is an architectural masterpiece that is filled with ancient spirit and friendly neighbors that are willing to start conversation about their country with every tourist.
- Tivanacu museum
This museum will be interesting not only to art and cultural historians but to an ordinary person as well; it is one of top 10 interesting places and it’s also worth seeing at least to dig into that wonderful life of almost unstudied tribes that were first who explored great Andes.
There is very little information about Tivanacu people but the most important fact is that they domesticated our very favorite potato that now is on the tables of every family. Tivanacu was also the first tribe in Latin America to conquer mountains and first to make spiritual rituals. Tivanacu museum is situated in a cozy narrow street, in the center of La-Paz and looks like an ancient castle.
- Museo Costumbrista and Museo de Metales Preciosos are historical museums that have a unique collection of absolutely stunning golden and silver accessories that were made during the wealthy times of Bolivia.
- Bolivian Cost
This museum shows a great collection of documents and historical pieces. These items are mostly connected with the unfortunate loss of the part of Pacific Ocean by Bolivia.
- Pedro Domingo Murillo museum
Though the stone-block pavement has been rebuilt, it still remembers energetic footstep of Bolivian hero Pedro Domingo Murillo. Murillo proclaimed Bolivian Independence and was a very important person in the history of a country. A noble burn, he made a revolution in July, 1809 and died for the country in 1810 because of the gained ward. “Compatriots, I die, but tyrants won’t be able to extinguish the torch I ignited. Long live freedom!” – this phrase characterizes all Bolivians and is learned by heart by all scholars and students. His house-museum is a sacred place for all Bolivians who visit it every year.
Altogether, there are many places to go and many astonishing things to see in beautiful Bolivia that attracts by its wild nature and free-loving people.