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- Getting around in El Alto
You can get around the city on foot or take a bus or take a taxi.
- Introduction to El Alto
El Alto means the height in the Spanish language and the city, true to its name, is at a height of 4058 meters. This Bolivian city is the second largest city in the department of La Paz. Growing rapidly, it has become one of the biggest urban centers of the country. El Alto is spread to the west of the canyon of La Paz.The city is mostly inhabited by the…
- Main Attractions and Sights in El Alto
Enjoy visiting 16 de Julio, the colorful open air market of the city selling all kinds of goods. It is a wonderful place to get a feel of the city and to learn about the local people. Enhance your experience of the place by trying out, local food. Taste the distinctive food of the place like the fricase or visit a street side stall, to have mocochinchi. The people who…