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WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

WHAT TO VISIT

In the Department of Santa Cruz there are different tourist destinations such as the following information:

  • Plaza Metropolitana September 24: Colonial-style buildings stand several blocks around the plaza. Here you will find the House of Culture, Departmental Prefecture, Municipal Mayor’s Office, Metropolitan Cathedral, several interesting museums and exhibition halls.
  • Monseñor Rivero Avenue, pleasant boulevard of the city, houses entertainment venues, including restaurants, cafes, ice cream parlors and pastry shops.
  • South American Wildlife Zoo Noel Kempff Mercado: Exclusive reservoir of tropical fauna.
  • Botanical Garden of Santa Cruz de la Sierra: It provides some 500 cataloged species of flora and another 1000 varieties to be cataloged.
  • El Arenal Park, with a lagoon and island, it is the rainwater reservoir for the city center.
  • Central Urban Park, located in the center of the city and a place where you can practice sports activities. It is decorated with dinosaurs and the “dancing” fountains where different types of music sound and the waters move to the rhythm of the song.
  • Lomas de Arena Regional Park: Protected area that has white sand dunes as a result of wind erosion distributed around lagoons where water sports are practiced. Its beauty is comparable to beaches because of the color of its sands.
  • Biocentro Güembé, La Rinconada and the Yvaga Guazú Ecological Park among others. All important centers or complexes of natural delight and ecological tours. The first has a large number of natural-style pools with lagoons and walks through a butterfly farm and a large aviary that has a large ecological viewpoint. The second is a place full of nature, lush gardens, lagoons and swimming pool. The third is full of vegetation, green trails and wild animals around it.
  • Out of the city, but in the department of Santa Cruz we can find tourist towns such as Samaipata, a pleasant town among the green hills near the city in which El Fuerte stands out, an important archaeological ruin of a great and immense rock-fortress carved by hand by pre-Columbian cultures of the region.
  • Jesuit missions that are distributed in various towns in the region, the main exponent of this culture is the town of Concepción with its beautiful church declared a World Heritage Site, rich in living culture and full of unique styles in the world.
  • The Chiquitanía, great variety of handicrafts, old Santa Cruz where the city was formed at the beginning, hot springs among other beautiful places to visit.
  • Piraí river cabins. They are located in the western sector of the capital, at the end of Roca and Coronado avenues, where you can see a beautiful landscape of the river banks. Delicious typical dishes are offered in the cabins.
  • Carnival of Santa Cruz de la Sierra. It begins in December, that is, 2 to 3 months before with its famous pre carnivals and then the three days of holidays where people dance in the comparsas or groups formed by these that celebrate big in large parking spaces where they organize to have international and national artists. There is also the walk through the center in a more popular and village carnival.