Guidebook for Cochabamba

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Guidebook for Cochabamba

Essentials

Supermarket where you can buy everything you need and cook.
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IC Norte
esquina Av. América
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Supermarket where you can buy everything you need and cook.

Food Scene

One of the best bolivia's traditional chicharron restaurant: pork ribs boiled then cooked in its own fat, adding chicha to the the pot for more flavor; eaten with llajwa and mote.
Avenida América
Avenida América
One of the best bolivia's traditional chicharron restaurant: pork ribs boiled then cooked in its own fat, adding chicha to the the pot for more flavor; eaten with llajwa and mote.
Many upscale restaurants (bolivian and international).
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Recoleta
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Many upscale restaurants (bolivian and international).
Large and pleasant outdoor patio on the top of a hill at the edge of the city. Succulent roast duck and a variety of other national dishes. Nice view above Cochabamba.
Villa Taquina
Large and pleasant outdoor patio on the top of a hill at the edge of the city. Succulent roast duck and a variety of other national dishes. Nice view above Cochabamba.
One of the best places to eat a typical, popular Cochabamba dish: Sillp'anchu. Ingredients: Slices of thin meat, Bread crumbs, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Onion, Eggs, Rice.
Mariano Baptista
Baptista
One of the best places to eat a typical, popular Cochabamba dish: Sillp'anchu. Ingredients: Slices of thin meat, Bread crumbs, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Onion, Eggs, Rice.
Los Castores has the best Salteña in town.
Los Castores
Avenida José Ballivian
Los Castores has the best Salteña in town.

Arts & Culture

This palace was built by Simón Patiño, a local tin baron who amassed one of the world's largest fortunes. The mansion and 10-acre gardens reflect his predilection for French Renaissance style.
Fundación Universitaria Simón I. Patiño
1450 Potosi
This palace was built by Simón Patiño, a local tin baron who amassed one of the world's largest fortunes. The mansion and 10-acre gardens reflect his predilection for French Renaissance style.
Movie theater
Tigo
Movie theater
Don't miss August 14th festivity in honor of the Virgin of Urkupina: massive pilgrimage, parade of 10,000 costumed dancers accompanied by musicians, stone pieces hamming, ch'alla, etc. Very unique...
Quillacollo
Don't miss August 14th festivity in honor of the Virgin of Urkupina: massive pilgrimage, parade of 10,000 costumed dancers accompanied by musicians, stone pieces hamming, ch'alla, etc. Very unique...

Everything Else

International airport “Jorge Wilstermann” of Cochabamba.
Jorge Wilstermann Airport
International airport “Jorge Wilstermann” of Cochabamba.
Bus station of Cochabamba (to Sucre, Santa Cruz, La Paz, Potosi, Tarija, etc.)
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Terminal De Buses station
Avenida Ayacucho
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Bus station of Cochabamba (to Sucre, Santa Cruz, La Paz, Potosi, Tarija, etc.)
Tree-lined boulevard running north from Plaza Colon, with many of the city's favorite family restaurant, bars and hotels nearby.
Paseo El Prado
Tree-lined boulevard running north from Plaza Colon, with many of the city's favorite family restaurant, bars and hotels nearby.
Good menu of fresh and delicious fishes. Also there is a zip line, hiking trails and lots of places to just relax and spend the day out of the city.
Laguna de la Angostura
Good menu of fresh and delicious fishes. Also there is a zip line, hiking trails and lots of places to just relax and spend the day out of the city.

Sightseeing

A cable railway leads up to Cristo de la Concordia, where you can enjoy beautiful views of Cochabamba city and beyond...
Teleférico
Calle Castel Quiroga
A cable railway leads up to Cristo de la Concordia, where you can enjoy beautiful views of Cochabamba city and beyond...
Plaza 14 de Septiembre is is a delightful mix of historic architecture and current city life. Colonial buildings supported by rows of arches under which it is good to walk around the square.
Plaza 14 de Septiembre.
Plaza 14 de Septiembre.
Plaza 14 de Septiembre is is a delightful mix of historic architecture and current city life. Colonial buildings supported by rows of arches under which it is good to walk around the square.
The town of Tiquipaya, whose name means ‘Place of Flowers’ is known for its picturesque eucalyptus environment, its Sunday market and its array of unusual festivals (chicha, potato, trout, flower).
Tiquipaya
The town of Tiquipaya, whose name means ‘Place of Flowers’ is known for its picturesque eucalyptus environment, its Sunday market and its array of unusual festivals (chicha, potato, trout, flower).
A nice way of witnessing Andean cereal and legume seed varieties in a very pleasant and scenic walk in the countryside.
Pairumani
A nice way of witnessing Andean cereal and legume seed varieties in a very pleasant and scenic walk in the countryside.
This easily accessible protected park encompasses a wide diversity of habitats from dry inter-Andean valleys to the more humid and highly endangered Polylepis forests. Beautiful sightseeing.
Parque Nacional Tunari
This easily accessible protected park encompasses a wide diversity of habitats from dry inter-Andean valleys to the more humid and highly endangered Polylepis forests. Beautiful sightseeing.
Starting the hike at 4,500m. of altitude (via thermal springs of Liriuni), than majestic landscape of mountains and crystal clear mountain lakes. Spectacular view over the entire valley of Cochabamba.
Liriuni
Starting the hike at 4,500m. of altitude (via thermal springs of Liriuni), than majestic landscape of mountains and crystal clear mountain lakes. Spectacular view over the entire valley of Cochabamba.
At 2750m above sea level, and only about 60 km from Cochabamba is this beautiful Alpine landscape, generated by an artificial lake. Trout dishes available.
Toncoli
At 2750m above sea level, and only about 60 km from Cochabamba is this beautiful Alpine landscape, generated by an artificial lake. Trout dishes available.

Shopping

Largest open-air market in South America: clothing, food, souvenirs, books, furnisher, etc.
Tarata
Tarata
Largest open-air market in South America: clothing, food, souvenirs, books, furnisher, etc.