Hotels in Potosí

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      Claimed to be the world's highest city, Potosi lies at the base of Cerro de Potosi, which many call 'Rich Hill'. With the discovery of silver deposits in the sixteenth century, they considered this area the largest industrial complex in the world. By the early to mid nineteenth century, the Cerro Rico mines were almost exhausted. Today Potosi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For visitors spending a week, or even a weekend, Potosi has many beautiful churches and colonial mansions to visit. Potosi hotels have all the amenities needed for a pleasant stay. When looking for hotels in Potosi, is a smart way to find the best accommodation Potosi has to offer.

      A former royal mint Museo de la Casa de la Moneda offers visitors the chance to enjoy colonial paintings and gold and silver coining exhibits. The eighteenth century San Benito Church has wonderful mestizo wooded carvings and Byzantine domes. Founded as a convent in 1685, Museo de Santa Teresa now presents many works of art by Perez de Holguin, which prove very popular with tourists.