Top things to do

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…
Top Choice Barbecue in Trinidad

Churrasquería La Estancia

Ask anybody in Trinidad where to get a good bit of beef and you will be sent here. With its palm roof and coal-fire barbecue hamming up the ranch-house setting, the succulent and juicy cuts will make you wonder how …
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If you’re a Mexican food fanatic you’ll have been scouring the continent for a place like this. Top-class burritos and all the rest are served in this palapa roofed hangout. Key to its success is that…
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…
Food in Trinidad

Chocolates Para Ti

A wonderful selection of Sucre's most delicious chocolates, wrapped with love to bring home. But get back to your hotel before they melt in the Trinidad heat.
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 – …
Bolivian in Trinidad

Club Social

Right on the plaza, in a shady, breezy courtyard, the lovely social club is a local family favorite. The generous two-course lunch menu includes soup, meat, rice and veg. The dinner menu isn’t such good value.