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La Recoleta

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Address: Sucre, Bolivia
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79454372
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USD 44.00*
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Small-Group Sucre City Walking Tour
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Amazing views of Sucre!

La Recoleta provides amazing views of Sucre and the surrounding mountains. The best views are at sunset and while you will have some company there (popular with locals and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
GoldMineBob
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

La Recoleta provides amazing views of Sucre and the surrounding mountains. The best views are at sunset and while you will have some company there (popular with locals and tourists alike) it still has a very peaceful feel. You pass by some vendors on the walk up there but there really isn't anyone hassling you at the top, which is... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking a taxi there was only Bs10. A very relaxing place for having drinks in a restaurant as the sun was setting.

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Quebec
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get up there if you visit Sucre, you'll get a great view of the city. There are a few patios and restaurants nearby, so get there in the afternoon and stay until night time for a view of the city at night.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It's a nice view of all of Sucre but personally I think there's a better view from the San Felipe de Neri rooftop

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A great view of the city of Sucre with an excellent cafe lunch stop just in front of the viewing arcade

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Walked up one morning perhaps already too late as it was a hot steep up hill street climb. Seems popular for early morning breakfast with tourists but not a lot else happening here . Maybe take a taxi up and walk back down.

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Slavkov u Brna, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

there is nothing interesting to see at the square but before you get there there is a hotel where you can enter the terrace and see amazing view of Sucre. you can stay there even few hours :)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It is said that a first kiss at Recoleta, ensures a good and longlasting relationship. The lockers at the fences also indicates that this is a romantic spot. Although the place is nice for non-romantic people as well, as it gives you a nice view of Sucre and oportunity to buy handicrafts nearby.

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Nothing but a square with some homeless people... The views of the city are OK, but not spectacular...

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I climbed up to Recoleta with great expectations. Well, it doesn't have a clear view of the city. There are some artist selling stuff and asmall indigenious market nearby. When I was there it was cloudy so I can not comment on the sunset. It is a nice place but I am not impressed.

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