City tour Potosi 3 H
City tour, 3 h Potosi, departure time 9:00 am or 2:30 pm,
Our Potosi city tour visits several attractions in Potosi, all within walking distance of the center and the plaza. Including the cathedral, and colonial houses. We visit the San Francisco church, from the roof you have a fantastic view over the city. We also see the narrow stone streets to the church of San Lorenzo. From here we go to the central market. In the end we will visit the monastery of santa Teresa. The richest families of Potosi sent their daughter to this monastery, and then had to make an extravagant amount of gifts, jewelry and paintings to Santa Teresa. These are still in the monastery museum.
Optional / Close to the plaza you can visit the coin museums, La casa de moneda. Here you can see how silver from the mines was used in many coins and medals. The museums also has a large collection of paintings from different generations from Potosi. You can visit these museums independently and are not included in the tour / Please note that the museum La Casa de la Moneda is closed on Mondays. (Casa de la Moneda Bs. 40 p.p.)
- English speaking guide.
- Entrance fees
- All other costs that are not specifically mentioned.
- Casa de moneda