CITY OF SUCRE
Sucre is the constitutional capital of Bolivia , located in the department of Chuquisaca. It is known as the city of four names: Charcas, Sucre , the White City , and La Plata (Silver). Sucre is a city with a rich historical past, enduring colonial heritage, and a place to experience a unique cultural, religious, and artistic melting pot. Strolling through the streets of Sucre is a real pleasure where one discovers the architectural richness of a city which is aptly called a monument to America . Colonial mansions, hospitable plazas, churches that inspire faith, and museums allow one to decipher history. Not to miss are the Casa de la Libertad , the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Chapel of the Guadeloupe virgin, and La Glorieta.
Tarabuco is a colonial village situated 64 Km. from the city of Sucre. It is one of the most important tourist attractions due to its traditions, music, dress and dances that date from the time of the Incan period. The Sunday fairs in Tarabuco are famous, because one can buy ceramics and colorfully designed fabrics that are appreciated for their zoomorphic motifs and geometrical forms.
CAL ORCK’O – TRACKS OF TIME
Situated at approximately 4.5 Km. east of the city of Sucre. Cal Orck’o is a deposit of dinosaur tracks that was discovered in 1994 and is till today the lengthiest in the world. They pertain to the Late Cretaceous geological era. Cal Orck’o is the most spectacular deposit of its kind in the world.
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