Potosí

Bolivia_Potosi_1_SVARCPotosi is one of the highest cities in the world by elevation at a nominal 4,090m and it was the location of the Spanish colonial mint.

Potosi lies at the foot of the Cerro de Potosi – a mountain popularly conceived of as being “made of” silver ore.

Things to see include the The National Mintone of South America’s finest museums as well as the Cooperative Mines which will surely be one of the most memorable experiences you’ll have in Bolivia, providing an opportunity to witness working conditions that are among the heaviest imaginable.

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