Car Rental in Bolivia > Santa Cruz
The city of tropical climate has important industries, as well as entertainment venues, restaurants, museums and cultural centers.
The center of the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra is formed by the Plaza 24 de Septiembre, around it stands important buildings, many of them colonial-style, colonial-style buildings. The most important buildings around the Plaza are the Metropolitan Cathedral, Departmental Prefecture, City Hall, House of Culture.
The Metropolitan Cathedral also known as the Minor Basilica of San Lorenzo was built in the year 1770. Inside it stands the wooden vaults and decorative frescoes. The main altar and several decorative elements come from the Jesuit mission of San Pedro de Moxos.
Trip to Santa Cruz
Inside the Cathedral is the Cathedral Museum of Sacred Art, where visitors will find a varied collection of religious art divided into four rooms: wood carvings, liturgical ornaments, silverware and art gallery. Many elements belonging to the Jesuit missions.
Also in front of the square is the House of Culture, the place was established in 1978 and is an important center for culture and the arts. Inside, talks, plays, concerts, workshops and courses, film screening, photography exhibitions, painting and sculpture are held. The Center works with local, national and foreign artists. In addition, there is a souvenir shop inside.
Other walks to do in the city is the visit to the Botanical Garden where you can see more than a thousand species of plants and trees, and the Noel Kempf Mercado Zoo where you can see specimens of the local fauna in semi-freedom condition such as the spectacled bear, Macaws or lazy.