La Capilla de Nuestra Señora de Jerusalén
Iglesia de San Bernardo
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Artesanías Palomita’s is half-shop, half-museum and has costumes and weavings from each of the 16 provinces of Potosí department.
Iglesia de San Lorenzo de Carangas
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La Casona Pub
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Lonely Planet review
La Capilla de Nuestra Señora de Jerusalén is a little-known Potosí gem. Originally built as a humble chapel in honor of the Virgen de Candelaria, it was rebuilt more lavishly in the 18th century. It houses a fine gilt baroque retablo (portable boxes with depictions of religious and historical events) – the Virgin has pride of place – and a magnificent series of paintings of Biblical scenes by anonymous artists of the Potosí school. The impressive pulpit has small paintings by Melchor Pérez de Holguín.