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Jaen Street

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Address: La Paz, Bolivia
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Not as colorful as pictures suggest

Cute little street with a hostel and some tour agencies and museums. Not necessarily a tourist attraction in itself, but nice if you want to see the museum of musical instruents

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2016
Rachael R
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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not as colourful or cool as I was expecting. There are quite a few museums but they didn't excite us too much. I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to go there, but it's not like you'd be too disappointed going there

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Unteraegeri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Many of the museums are on this street. The lane itself is quaint, peaceful, and a great stroll from shop to shop (arts and crafts, arts galleries, craftman's Shops etc.)

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Cute little street with a hostel and some tour agencies and museums. Not necessarily a tourist attraction in itself, but nice if you want to see the museum of musical instruents

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Thank Rachael R
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Its just a street to walk up, that has been kept in its original condition but will give you an idea of the architecture of centuries gone by.

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Columbus, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Visiting the Jaen Street museums was a delight. The system is well organized: one ticket allows a visit to several of the museums. Some, but not all of the museums had information in other than Spanish.

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wiltshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

as the other reviewers say, it is a cute but very short street. It only has a handful of shops and a couple of nice coffee shops but other than that it is just a street. my advice is pop along if you are nearby but don't go out of your way to find it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Nice little street with small stones embedded into the roads and the buildings still in great condition. Not a must do if your time is limited

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This is only colonial street in good shape remaining in La Paz. So it is a very special and charming block. Over the years, what used to be just regular houses, is being transformed into touristy shops. Still it has that charm. Full of legends and you can visit at least 5 museums.

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Thank Ceckis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

this is a very charming street to visit and it contains three important museums to be visited: the Musical Instruments' Museum, the Litoral Museum, the Murillo House Museum, and the Metals' Museu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

It seems to be the most beautiful street of La Paz. It was nice to find very good coffee in artsy ETNO cafe, also interesting art gallery.

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