Given that the city can at times feel like one massive marketplace, it should come as no surprise that La Paz is a good place to go shopping. You’ll find a wider range of artesanía (handicrafts) here than anywhere else in Bolivia, with goods from all over the country, which means you don’t have to lug souvenirs back with you from Sucre or Potosí. Most of what’s on sale is good quality, too, and prices aren’t much higher than at the point of manufacture.

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