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GuruWalk Original
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The best walking Tour in Sucre

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: José
Registered on June 02, 2022

Greetings. I am José, I have lived in Sucre for most of my life. Although my training at university was not about Tourism or history; knowing and learning about new cultures and knowing their stories has always enchanted me. That is why I have been showing travelers the different and interesting aspects of my city for some time. Join me, meet and learn to love this city with me.

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Tour description

A walk through the city of the 4 names, its past and present - free tour
Sucre has maintained a balance between its indigenous, colonial and mestizo roots, which makes it an extremely interesting city, with many colors and stories and also very interesting facts.
Sucre is a very safe city, a demographically young city with an affordable cost of living.

If I were you, I wouldn't miss it
On this tour we will relive the history and indigenous origins of the city. We will see fabrics made by hand by indigenous people, the same people descended from the locals who were there before the Spanish colony and still exist today.

Many curiosities, anecdotes and legends
Sucre housed an important part of the colonial society and we will know part of the influence that can still be seen these days. The city of Sucre is very proud of its cultural mix, this is something that we will appreciate during the tour.

Stops included in the tour:

  • Pedro Anzures Square and May 25 Square
  • Central Market
  • Bolivar Park
  • Liberty Square
  • The cat's street
  • ...there is much more on the way...

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Calvo 102, Sucre, Bolivia
    Calvo 102, Sucre, Bolivia
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    I'll be waiting for you in front of Santo Domingo Church, at Monteagudo square. I'll be wearing a veige cap and sunglasses.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Pedro de Anzurez Square

    On his point we'll be walking on the place where the city was founded in the 16th century. This nowadays, is one of the most historic and popular places in town. Visitors will be able to take pictures from the viewpoint, enjoy the interesting style and arquitecture of the area. In addition they'll spot the beautiful mountains and hills that surround the city.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    May 25 Square

    The current main square has quite interesting monuments that are highly meaninful to the city. There are some governmental and religious buildings as well. Most of the buildings in downtown are post colonial, some are colonial though, and we'll be able to appreciate them on the way. Visitors will have some extra tips and recommendations to follow after the tour.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de San Francisco

    This is one of the oldest churches in town. This iconic church was the place where people gathered for the call of revolution in the early 19th century. The group will be able to appreciate the beautiful colonial arquitecture of this amazing building.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Central Market

    The Central Market is a really dynamic place of business. This is a really colourful and curious way with many surprises, and by far the most popular market to get supplies from in town. At this point visitors will be able to interact with the sellers, purchase something if they wish or just take their time to go on further questions about the local production of food.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Bolivar Park

    This is one of the most popular areas in town for sure. With a raw design from the last years of colonies. The once called "Paseo del Prado", now is a peaceful place that offer areas for exercising and chilling for every local or visitor. This is a place with very interesting features and some very important national governmental buildings as well. At this point visitos will have time to take pictures and appreciate the beauty of this green area.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

(227 ratings)
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4.77
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4.91
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4.84
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Charlie 26 May 2024
London

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Unfortunately i wouldn’t recommend this guy. He has an automated booking and message but then the night before cancels it. It seems like many people had their event cancelled by him and weren’t able to write any feedback about it.
Svenja 02 Apr 2024
Hochdorf

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Haben die Tour ein tag im Voraus gebucht. Habe mit 4 anderern Personen auf José gewartet und er ist nicht erschienen. Sehr schade
Simon 22 Jan 2024
Vancouver

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Travelled in group - Jan 2024
I had prior messages, arrived early waited 15 minutes. Noone arrived no guide, no participants I received no message such as canceling the tour And yes I was in the right place
Iara 29 Oct 2023
Zürich

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Travelled in group - Oct 2023
Our guide Jose for the Sucre tour didn't show up at the meeting point and did not answer the messages where I asked him where he is...very disappointing since we could have chosen another tour instead. Apparently it's not thr first time the guide didn't show up as I read in other comments.
Timothy 08 Oct 2023
Olmito

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Travelled in group - Oct 2023
This might be a great tour.... but our guide never showed up.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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