The Villa Imperial de Potosí has ??a rich colonial past. It is located at the foot of the so-called Cerro Rico, which was the largest silver mine in the world until the 17th century. During its time of opulence, the city was inhabited by Spaniards. Today its Baroque buildings are a witness of those years.
Potosí is also considered a World Heritage Site, due to its colonial buildings, among them are the Catedral, Casa de la Moneda, San Francisco Church and Torre de la Compañía.
It is also notable for its large number of historical, religious and colonial museums, where records of mining activity are preserved during the colony,
The city is renowned for its gastronomy with typical dishes made with local ingredients such as potato, mote, tomato, fried meats, among others.
Colonial buildings, museums, natural areas.
Cultural tourism, historical tourism, gastronomy, photography.
How to get there: Throughout the year.
When to go: By land through the main cities like La Paz, Sucre, Cochabamba and Oruro.
Tropical and dry.
Transportation, lodging, food.
Surroundings: Sucre, Cerro Rico.