Finest Attractions In and Around Santa Cruz De La Sierra
186 hectares of stunning gardens feature a nature trail where you can encounter anything from a large group of monkeys to lazy sloths, sleeping in the trees.
Modern Art Museum
Modern Art Museum features permanent and temporary exhibitions of modern art from foreign and local artists, both paintings and sculptures.
Santa Cruz Cultural Center
Run by the city tourism office and municipal government, it features art exhibits and theatre as well as hosts various cultural events.
Catedral de Santa Cruz
Catedral de Santa Cruz is an ornate 400-year-old cathedral, featuring panoramic views of Santa Cruz, from the top of its clock tower. Inside the cathedral, one can find the Museo de Arte Sacro. It contains a collection of ancient gold and silver relics as well as one of the world’s smallest books - a thumbnail-sized volume, containing the Lord’s Prayer in several languages.
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Jaen Street (Calle Jaén)
Visiting picturesque Jaen Street gives visitors a chance to enjoy a stroll through one of the city’s more tranquil and traffic-free lane-ways. Tourists tend to appreciate the colourful and historic remnants of a bygone era.
Kaa-Iya National Park
Ever wanted to see a jaguar in the wild? Those desperate to catch a glimpse of this beautiful yet elusive creature should try their luck at Bolivia’s Kaa Iya National Park, home to almost 1000 spotted cats.
Mi Teleferico: La Paz’s Cable Car System
Mi Teleferico is taking La Paz’s public transit system to new heights. This cable car network provides fast and reliable transit between the city’s major attractions. Operating at 4000 m (13,000 ft) above sea level, the world’s highest cable car ride is a fun way to get from A to B while experiencing impressive views over La Paz.
Less than 20 kilometres to the west of Santa Cruz and next to the Piraí river, lies the small town, perfect for experiencing the Camba culture.