Preserving Bolivia's cultural heritage...

The Patiño Foundation is committed to the conservation of the country’s heritage sites, bringing their exceptional historical value to the public.


The Portales Palace was built between 1915 and 1927. It was designed by the French architect Eugène Bliault and was built using handcrafted labor and construction materials brought from Europe, especially marble and wood. The Palace is an example of eclectic style, which responded at the beginning of the 20th century to the taste of the European elites. Eclecticism is characterized by the use of elements belonging to different periods and cultures.

The garden was designed by the Frenchman Prosper

The Palace was opened to the public in 1968 and currently hosts various educational and cultural activities, as well as guided tours.

Visiting hours

Tue – Fri: 15:00 – 18:00

Sat – Sun: 10:00 – 12:00


Country house of the Patiño family, designed by the French architect Eugène Bliault and the Catalan builder José Turigas Pons. It consists of a rectangular main building with a central courtyard, characterized by interspersed windows with arches, sometimes lowered and sometimes semicircular, with linteled windows. The building and outbuildings are surrounded by an enormous park.

The Villa Albina House Museum (part of the Hacienda Pairumani) was inaugurated on May 10, 2019. Each of the spaces were carefully prepared for its exhibition, the furniture and personal belongings left by the family reveal a value that goes beyond its materiality, as they show the history of the life of Doña Albina and her children who, also with their own families, inhabited the house.

Visiting hours

Tue – Fri: 09:00 – 14:00

Sat – Sun: 09:00 – 12:00


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