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City tour (8 blocks walking south): Start point of the double decker bus is “Plaza Isabel La Católica”. There are two routes to choose from; one to the center of the city, and the other one to the south side of the city which includes the Moon Valley.

Movie theaters (3 blocks walking north on El Prado): The closest movie theater is Monje Campero, but the biggest multiplex in the area is Multicine located in Arce Avenue.
Independent movie theaters (5 blocks walking south east): There are two movie theaters that project mainly independent films: Cinemateca Boliviana and Cine 6 de Agosto.

Peñas folkloricas (10 blocks walking north): These are restaurants with typical foods, accompanied by music and dances of Bolivia. Usually shows are held at night in between 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm depending on the place, previous reservations are advised.

Pubs and Clubs (9 blocks walking south): The area where most clubs are located is Sopocachi, in the surroundings of Plaza Abaroa.

Shopping (7 blocks walking north): There are several clothing stores and shopping malls in the area, including Shopping Norte, Handall Center and Multicine (10 clocks walking south), additionally, El Prado, offers several stores and gallerias (2 to 3 blocks north on El Prado).

Groceries’ market (3 to 12 blocks walking north): Markets are still the main way Bolivians shop for their groceries, making of street markets a real experience for your senses. The most popular and long-standing markets are Mercado Camacho (remodeled), San Pedro (street fair), and Lanza (remodeled).

  • Peñas folklóricas
  • teleféricps
  • Mercado de abarrotes

Teleféricos (Cable car): The cable cars are a new and aerial transportation system that joints together the cities of La Paz and El Alto. Inaugurated in May - 2014, it includes several lines that on top of connecting strategic points of both the cities, offers spectacular aerial views of the city. The closest stations are:

  • Red line (2.2 km): Central station or Ex-Train Station. This is the start of the red line that connects with the city of El Alto.
  • Yellow line (1.6 km): Plaza España stop or Sopocachi Stop. This is the second stop on the yellow line which start in Libertador stop. On top of connecting to the green line it also has its last stop in the city of El Alto, where you will find a food court and a view point overlooking to the city of La Paz.
  • Green line (3.3 km): Parada Libertador. First stop of the green line that directs to the south part of the city. The last stop of the green line is just steps away from Megacenter, one of the biggest multiplexes and malls in town.