Top things to do in Concepción

Church in Concepción

Catedral de Concepción

Built in 1709, the elaborately restored cathedral on the east of the plaza has an overhanging roof supported by 121 huge tree-trunk columns and a similar bell tower. It is decorated with golden baroque designs depic…
Museum in Concepción

Museo Misional

Intricate art-restoration work is performed in the Museo Misional on the south side of the plaza which, apart from being the birthplace of the former Bolivian president Hugo Banzer Suárez, also has scale models of a…
Bolivian in Concepción

El Buen Gusto

Portions are generous and the salad bar makes a welcome change from the greasy fare that's often the only option on the mission circuit. Take a seat in the leafy, quiet patio out back. Locals insist this is the best…
Art Studio in Concepción

Restoration Workshops

Architecture aficionados should visit the restoration workshops behind the church, where many of the fine replicas and restored artworks are crafted.
Arts & Crafts in Concepción


Pick up Jesuit-style wood carvings and other items here.