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Silver Tour in Sucre City

Discover the silver heritage of Sucre on our 3-hour “Silver Tour Sucre.” Follow our expert guide as we explore the historic streets, visit the Casa de la Moneda mint, explore the Recoleta neighborhood, enjoy panoramic views from Mirador de la Recoleta, and discover the rich indigenous art at the ASUR Museum. Uncover the captivating stories and history of Sucre’s silver mining legacy on this immersive walking tour.

General information

Price / 35 USD

You must pay before the tour starts

Availability

Everyday

Pick up time

2:00 pm

Duration

3 hours

Included / excluded

3-hour guided walking tour

Bilingual tour guide / English & Spanish

Entrance fees

Food & drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

Discover the rich silver heritage of Sucre on our captivating “Silver Tour Sucre.” Led by our knowledgeable guide, embark on a 3-hour walking adventure through the historic streets of Sucre, as we unravel the fascinating tales of the city’s silver mining legacy.

Our journey begins at the iconic Plaza 25 de Mayo, the heart of Sucre’s colonial center. From here, we’ll step back in time and delve into the captivating history of the city’s silver mines, which once thrived and shaped the destiny of Sucre.

As we meander through the cobblestone streets, we’ll visit the renowned Casa de la Moneda, a historic mint that was instrumental in producing silver coins during the Spanish colonial era. Marvel at the impressive architecture and learn about the intricate minting process that took place within these walls.

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Next, we’ll explore the charming neighborhood of La Recoleta, where the former convent of the Recoleta Dominicans resides. This architectural gem is steeped in history and offers a glimpse into the lives of the colonial-era monks who were involved in the silver trade.

Continuing our journey, we’ll make our way to the Mirador de la Recoleta, a scenic viewpoint that provides a panoramic vista of the city and its surroundings. Take a moment to absorb the breathtaking views and capture memorable photographs of Sucre’s picturesque landscape.

Our final stop takes us to the Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, where we’ll delve into the rich cultural heritage of the indigenous communities that were integral to the silver mining industry. Explore the intricate textiles, traditional pottery, and fascinating artifacts that showcase the artistic traditions of the region.

Meeting point

You will at Plaza 25 de mayo in Sucre city center.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes

Comfortable shoes

Sunscreen