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Address: Plaza Pedro Anzures, Sucre, Bolivia
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Small-Group Sucre City Walking Tour

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High-rise crypts

Having seen the Ventanillas de Otuzco in Peru, it is not surprising to see a modern day version of small "windows" with body remains. I have included a photo of the Ventanillas as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Jannali, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having seen the Ventanillas de Otuzco in Peru, it is not surprising to see a modern day version of small "windows" with body remains. I have included a photo of the Ventanillas as a comparison.

Thank GreyNomad2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Let's be clear, it's a graveyard. That being said, it gives insight into the culture and how the people respect those that have passed. It is CRAZY busy the end of Sep, beginning of Oct for All Saints Day. The whole area is blockaded off for many many blocks around and almost the whole city comes to visit those that... More 

Thank lmari535
Leticia, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Unless you're really into cemeteries I wouldn't bother, there are some beautiful cemeteries in South America and this isn't one.

Thank Jack R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The cementery in Sucre.. is a very calm park. .. you can find over there a lot of important people ahí died in this place... like presidents of Bolivia.. and the only one prince in Bolivia. . It was a was very nice to go up there...

Thank Hebert F
Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This was a wonderful visit to a wonderful place. So glad we went to see what is one of the best cemeteries in South America. The place was alive if that does not sound a crass thing to say.... people respective of the dead and realising that life goes on - a really strange but wonderful combination. Great respect to... More 

Thank MStJB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Once you find the new enterance the Cemetery is really worth seeing. From small catacombs ro huge ornate tombs. Is always busy but obviously is quiet. Highly recomend

Thank Iain N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 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.

Thank Aidan80
new york city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

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.

Thank rosiesiman
Basel, Switzerland
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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.

Thank T-Mon_Ser_Mo
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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 

Thank Gerhard K

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