Top Choice Museum in Trinidad

Kenneth Lee Ethno-Archaeological Museum

Named for the gringo querido del Beni, the beloved white man of the Amazon, this museum north of the center is considered the city's top cultural attraction. It exhibits artefacts from the Trinidad region, including…
Museum in Cobija

Natural History Museum

A small natural history museum is filled with the usual collection of pickled animal bits.
Museum in Trinidad

Museo Ictícola

At the university 1.5km north of town along Cipriano Barace is the Museo Ictícola, an extensive aquarium featuring some of the 500 species of Amazonian fish; some pickled and preserved, some still swimming. The elec…
Park in Trinidad

Parque Pantanal

On the road to the airport, this wooded park no longer serves as a wildlife rehab center – the inmates got a bit feisty – but it's still a nice place to wander the pathways and check out bird life, like the yellow-w…
Church in San Ignacio de Moxos


The church on the plaza was restored and rebuilt from 1995 to 2003 and adopts the familiar Jesuit style with a wide roof supported by wooden columns, though they are noticeably smooth and without decoration in this …
Spring in Rurrenabaque

El Chorro

A few kilometers upstream from the town, El Chorro is an idyllic beauty spot with a waterfall and pool. You can reach it by boat only; enquire at the harbor. On a rock roughly opposite El Chorro is an ancient serpen…
Market in Rurrenabaque

San Buenaventura

Sleepy San Buenaventura sits across Beni River watching all the busy goings-on in Rurre. It's worth taking the ferry across for a stroll. If you're looking for fine Beni leather goods, visit the well-known shop of l…
Plaza in Trinidad

Plaza Gral José Ballivián

Trinidad’s loveliest feature is Plaza Gral José Ballivián, with its tall, tropical trees, lush gardens and community atmosphere. You can spend a pleasant evening eating ice cream and listening to the rhythmic drone …
Forest in Trinidad

Santuario Chuchini

The Santuario Chuchini (Jaguar's Lair) is one of the few easily accessible Paitití sites – mounds belonging to an ancient civilization. This wildlife sanctuary and camp sits on an 8ha loma (artificial mound). From t…
Church in Trinidad

Trinidad Cathedral

On the south side of Plaza Gral José Ballivián, Trinidad's cathedral was built between 1916 and 1931 on the site of a Jesuit church. It's not a particularly impressive building and doesn't even have its own bells – …