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Address: La Paz, Bolivia
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Very pretty laneway

Arriving mid morning, this historic street was deserted, but bcame busier as midday neared. The museums were interestingbut with no English translations for displays we were left... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Caloundra, Australia
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Oslo, Norway
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298 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The street itself is quite charming - but it's short and can be done in a few minutes if you're not planning on visiting any of the museums. We had hoped for a decent bar to have a drink, but there was nothing but one dark looking pizza place with plastic chairs there (at least that was the only place... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Arriving mid morning, this historic street was deserted, but bcame busier as midday neared. The museums were interestingbut with no English translations for displays we were left to figure out for ourselves what many artefacts were. The tiny entrance fee meant this really wasn't a problem. I was a little disappointed most of the artisan shops along the laneway were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I had high hopes for Jaen Street after reading so much about it being one of the few preserved colonial streets. It is quite cute with cobbled streets and older preserved buildings. It is also home to several small museums at are very popular and interesting. But the street is short with little to see. So only go if you... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's a really cute place to visit while in La Paz. It gives you an idea how the city looked like some 150 years ago. Just stroll down and enjoy. It won't take you long though. Worth visiting.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Its a beautiful street is very old and is like going a hundred years back in the past. There is a great bar ETNO.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

- You will chance upon this street when wandering around the streets of La Paz. - Very pretty alley street with many colors. - Yes, this is a good spot for photos. And trust me, you will not be disappointed because your photos will turn out really clear from the high altitude. - Bring lots of water before looking for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We spent 3 weeks in La Paz, so we pretty much saw everything touristy that you could imagine there, despite the fact that about 5 or 6 days of our stay we were bedridden and my wife was hospitalized for gastroenteritis (message me if you want medical emergency advice for La Paz). Calle Jaen was a nice little walk and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We stayed on this street in excellent Hostal Ananay, which was the saving grace. But otherwise it's a set of unremarkable museums - which we didn't feel would have been improved by some more English language or less surly staff. It featured some of the worst art and sculpture I've ever seen. Skip in favour of La Paz's many other... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Quaint street but nothing special, full of tedious, dull museums, the street is just like anyother, no idea why it got as many postive reviews.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

five museums including the music instrument museum. several little shops selluing artisanat and / or organic quinoa. Sevaral little bars and hostels. Very quiet since it is a pedestrian zone

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Address: La Paz, Bolivia
Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz

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