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Address: La Paz, Bolivia
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Soner or later most La Paz visitors walk along Jaen Street. And so should you. The architecture is very interesting--lots of balconies. The shops are plentiful as are the art... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2015
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Great Falls, Virginia

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jean Street was close to my hotel (El President - Avoid). It's a nice walk up there. The street itself is quaint but I really would not go out of my way to see it.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The street itself is quite charming but the main attractions are the museums. There are four museums near the top of the street which must be bought as a package: Museo de Metales Preciosos, Museo del Litoral, Casa de Murilla, and Museo Costumbrista Juan de Vargas. At the bottom of the street is the Museo Insturmentos Musicales and a few... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Soner or later most La Paz visitors walk along Jaen Street. And so should you. The architecture is very interesting--lots of balconies. The shops are plentiful as are the art galleries. People watching is always a good past time, and Jen Street is a good place for it.

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1 Thank realbigbear
Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This street has lots of interesting architecture and artist shops to visit as you walk along this street. I bought a little carved painted box that was made by a local artist and it is one of my favorite souvenirs!

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Thank gayle6769
La Paz, Bolivia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

before the spanish colonists build the city on 1548, there was the lama market. Now you find nice shops where young bolivian artist sell there handicrafts. It change from the shops of the calle Sagarnaga

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Thank Linda F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the old historical Street here.A must for tourists anyhow your guide will take you here on the city tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Jaen street is a nice, just nice street. Walking in the street is quite lovely, nothing spectacular about it but different from the other streets in La Paz. You can take nice pictures in some part of the street.

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Goulburn, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

To be honest this street is a bit overrated I think. We took a photo but outside of that its just a street with a bit of colour. If you really appreciate things like this I'd suggest valparaiso in chile. As for the musuems we specifically wanted to visit them but we had to provide a passport or photo identification... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Quaint colonial street that houses several museums , although we were there at the posted opening hours, two of which were closed, so rather disappointing.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Very historic street in La Paz that is hard to appreciate without the knowledge of a good guide. Many tours walk through this street which is an important location to the history of the city.

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