Sucre-Potosí Museum Circuit
Historic City of Sucre
Sucre is one of the most beautiful colonial cities of America, and one of the favorite cities of Bolivia as it was witness to the birth of our beloved homeland and its first capital. Among their facades and their jealously guarded churches remnants of a history rich colonial past can be discerned .
Its colonial architecture and museums are a clear sign of its history, culture and traditions that have endured over time. Its museums exhibit priceless paintings, religious figures, furniture, clothing and gems.
City of Potosi
Located at the foot of Cerro Rico to more than 4,000 meters, Potosi's history is related to the mythical mountain and extraordinary mineral wealth. A mid-seventeenth century, the Imperial was synonymous with the highest wealth and splendor, becoming one of the most important cities in the world. Baroque is the birthplace of so-called Mestizo, a powerful artistic and architectural expressionproduct of cultural syncretism between the religious ideas of the Spanish conquistador and spirituality of our indigenous peoples.
In 1987, Potosi was declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage of Humanity,this city remains intact, not only in its architecture but also in the presence of native cultures.