Attractions

Cave in Sorata

Gruta de San Pedro

A popular excursion. The cave, known in the Aymará tongue as Chussek Uta (House of Owls), is approximately 500m deep with an enclosed lagoon which can be crossed in pedal boats (B$20). Guides with the necessary lamp…
Museum in Sorata

Alcaldía Museum

The main square, Plaza General Enrique Peñaranda, is Sorata’s showcase. Upstairs in the town hall on the plaza is the free Alcaldía Museum, containing a number of artifacts from the Inca Marka site …
Historic Building in Sorata

Casa Günther

It’s worth taking a look at Casa Günther, a rambling, historic mansion in the northeast corner of the plaza that now houses the Residencial Sorata. It was built in 1895 as the home of the Richters, a quinine-trading…
Plaza in Sorata

Plaza General Enrique Peñaranda

The main square, Plaza General Enrique Peñaranda, is Sorata’s showcase. With the town’s best view of the nevados (snow-capped mountain peaks), it’s graced by towering date palms and immaculate gardens.
Church in Sorata

Church

Church near the plaza.