Historic sites in Bolivia

To find out more about the Historic Sites in Bolivia you can explore our Bolivian historic sites map above or navigate further by using the links below.

Once the centre of a powerful pre-Inca civilisation, Bolivia has a broad ranging history and contains landmarks, monuments and ruins of the many cultures to have thrived in the area.

Our list of historical places in Bolivia is growing all the time and there’s an initial selection of Historic Sites in Bolivia below - you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our list.

Once you’ve explored the Historic Sites in Bolivia you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Historic Sites in Bolivia, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.
 

Bolivia: Site Index

San Vicente Museum

One of the lesser-known historic sites in Bolivia, this is a small museum dedicated to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

San Vicente Museum, also known as the Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Memorial Museum, lies in a small mining town in Bolivia which is believed to be the site of the last stand of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Although legends have grown up around this pair of... Read More

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Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku in Bolivia was the capital of a powerful pre-Inca civilisation and is a UNESCO listed site. It is amongst the most famous historical sites of Bolivia.

Tiwanaku in Bolivia is an impressive archaeological site housing the capital of pre-Inca empire. Much about Tiwanaku remains a mystery and the subject of ongoing academic debate. Tiwanaku started out as a small farming village in approximately 1200 BC, possibly the first to ever cultivate potatoes. Over the course of the... Read More

Train Graveyard

The train graveyard outside Uyuni, holds remains of dozens of steam engines, dumped when the railways in South America were dismantled. This is certainly one of the most unique historic sites in Bolivia.

Just outside the town of Uyuni, in Bolivia, lies the train graveyard. Here lie the remains of dozens of steam engines, dumped when the railways in South America were dismantled. It is literally the end of the line. The railway system was built in the middle of the 19th century by... Read More