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Necropolis & Museum Kawsay Wasy

Dorf: San Juan, Nor Lipez, Uyuni, Bolivia
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Unique site in the Bolivian altiplano

Just when I thought the Bolivian altiplano had offered all it could in terms of natural beauty... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
VG1302
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Melbourne, Australia
Very interesting with mummies left in place

Very interesting site with tombs carved out of volcanic rock. Many of the tombs have the remains... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
PGIT
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New Hyde Park, New York
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  • Average11%
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“volcanic rock” (3 reviews)
“ruta verde” (2 reviews)
“burial” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dorf: San Juan, Nor Lipez, Uyuni, Bolivia
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Just when I thought the Bolivian altiplano had offered all it could in terms of natural beauty, this site really took me by surprise. After having spent our first night in the village of San Juan (organised by Ruta Verde - detailed review on the...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Very interesting site with tombs carved out of volcanic rock. Many of the tombs have the remains in place. Site just outside of the town and easily reached.

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our visit here was part of a 3 three days private tour from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama, impeccably organized by "Ruta Verde". We were the only tourists in the otherwise totally unremarkable little village of San Juan de Rosario, but the visit to...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

The fossilized coral formations were used as burial places by an ancient civilization. The necropolis is situated on a hill with great views of the surrounding countryside.

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This place is truly amazing and am so glad we went. I had no idea what we were going to...We walked through an area of high ground where we could see “bee-hive shaped” tombs dating back to 1200AD and made out of volcanic rock. The...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Just another place which i had been promised to visit in a day which ive come to think of as 'the worst so far in my forties'. Dont use Huracan Tours next door to Plenasur Bus office if you want to have an enjoyable trip...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

its a nice place very well maintained with a small museum that show you some history from the pre incas with skull deforming techniques and this mummies. worth it

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