Must-see entertainment in La Paz

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    Estadio Hernando Siles

    The popularity of fútbol (soccer) in Bolivia is comparable to that in other Latin American countries. Matches are played at Estadio Hernando Siles…

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    Just above the Mamani Mamani Gallery, and with a veritable Sistine Chapel of Mamani Mamani's art on the ceiling, this is the one peña you won't want to…

  • Cholitas Wrestling

    Some view these wrestling matches between indigenous women (derogatively called cholitas) as empowering. Others find it belittling. You can be the judge…

  • Las Flaviadas

    Flavio Machicado opened his home to music lovers in 1922 and the paceña tradition is continued by his son, Eduardo. Enter the genteel Sopocachi home and…

  • Peña Jamuy

    While tourists head to Peña Huari, locals flock to nearby Peña Jamuy, which is bigger, brighter and a lot more fun. This two-story Andean-themed venue…

  • Teatro NUNA

    Since opening its doors in 2013, this intimate theater in Zona Sur has fast become one of the most dynamic and lauded in the city. It hosts shows for many…

  • Teatro del Charango

    This intimate theater at the Museo de Instrumentos Musicales hosts live folk-music shows.

  • Nueva Acrópolis

    This locally run cultural center offers courses, talks and other intellectual exercises, mostly in Spanish.

  • Peña Huari

    The city's best-known peña is aimed at tourists and Bolivian business-people. The attached restaurant specializes in Bolivian cuisine, including llama…

  • Goethe Institute

    The German cultural center has a library, German-language courses and exhibits. It hosts movie nights on Fridays in the Cinemateca Boliviana.

  • Alianza Francesa

    This French cultural center has lectures, courses, rotating exhibits and frequent events in French and Spanish.