Casa Murillo (Murillo House), La Paz
Murillo, a key figure in Bolivia's fight for independence, was unfortunately hanged by the Spanish on January 29, 1810, in the plaza that now bears his name. One of the most intriguing pieces on display at the museum is the painting titled "The Execution of Murillo," which depicts this historical event.
Casa de Murillo provides a unique opportunity to delve into the colonial history of La Paz and gain insight into the life and legacy of Pedro Domingo Murillo. With its well-preserved artifacts and thought-provoking displays, the museum offers visitors a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Bolivia and the significant role played by Murillo during a pivotal period in the country's history.
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Walking Tours in La Paz, Bolivia
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