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Address: Plaza Pedro Anzures, Sucre, Bolivia
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Good...when you get in.

Interesting place when you manage to get in. What looks like the entrance is an exit only (the entrance is the small gate around to the left). I also closes for lunch. Nice to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Interesting place when you manage to get in. What looks like the entrance is an exit only (the entrance is the small gate around to the left). I also closes for lunch. Nice to walk in.

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new york city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The cleanest place we visited in Bolivia. Seriously. And it's interesting to see the mausoleums. People from Bolivia go there for coffee, chats, and to read a book. It's beautiful and definitely something to check out.

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Thank rosiesiman
Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Its a nice cemetery with a lot of diffrent kind of graves. Impressive and worth to visit. Its a 15min easy walk from the mercado central.

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Thank T-Mon_Ser_Mo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This is an amazing place (as many cemetaries in Southamerica), the aerial view from the teleferico resembles a factory, but there is a lot of beauty, nature and peace once inside the walls. The dead are stapled in urnes, five on top of each other in long rows, similar to Italy. In the windowsone finds pictures, flowers, electronic gadgets, miniture... More 

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Thank Gerhard K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonder through the cemetery it has such a calm and peaceful atmosphere. Seeing this wirh your own eyes is a must even if just to pay your respects. Beautiful surroundings and traditions.

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Thank emma n
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We went here by accident but happy we did. It was nice to see all the different tombstones. It's well maintained and has plenty of plants and trees. There's vendors outside who sell light snacks and drinks. I would recommend taking a walk around the entire cemetery. One of the locals I spoke too mentioned how you can see "the... More 

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Fairfield, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Walked along Junin street from the Plaza 25 de Mayo (about 12 minutes) in order to reach this cemetery. Don't consider myself a "cemetery" person but walking around and seeing how the Bolivians of Sucre honor their dead was quite a sight to behold. The grounds are beautiful and the sheer number of people interred there is almost overwhelming. I... More 

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Thank Corrinek78
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Interesting place to go. The best part is that it is well taken care of and is a pleasant retreat from the noise of the city.

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Charlevoix, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

this place has a somber vibe, but that's to be expected. interesting mix of graves, from very ornate to very basic. Keep a low profile and you will be rewarded.

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Thank Upnorthtransplant1
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

It is a very cool cemetery, very clean and with many trees, it looks like a Botanic garden, since is for free, it is a worth visit.

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