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The center of downtown Uyuni

We were lucky to run across a local festival with schoolkids dancing in the street. Just snap some... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Clock tower is the focal point

This is the main plaza in Uyuni. The clock tower can be seen from most streets in the town. There... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Calgary, Canada
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8 Sep 2018
“The center of downtown Uyuni”
1 Aug 2018
“Clock tower is the focal point”
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We were lucky to run across a local festival with schoolkids dancing in the street. Just snap some pictures and people watch is this small town.

Thank Lainba
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is the main plaza in Uyuni. The clock tower can be seen from most streets in the town. There are a few statues, a church, historical buildings and several restaurants and souvenier shops adjacent to the plaza. If you are there waiting for your...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you have to spend more than 15 minutes here at this plaza, I feel sorry for you. Uyuni is the gateway to the fabulous Salt Flats and Altiplano, but quite often, you'll have to wait in Uyuni for your tour to begin... Hopefully, the...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is the most exiting part of Uyuni according to the amount of times photo's have been published, visit the local markets, much more interesting in this small town. N

Thank David H
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is most definitely the most uninspiring plaza we visited on this trip to South America. There is seating but it did not invite one to sit and watch the world. If you are interested in that trip to South America see our not for...More

Thank MurTheExplorer
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A typical square in a small siuth american city. You can sit there and enjoy all the movement in the city

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This plaza runs through the centre of Uyuni. It is run down and caters largely to tourists with souvenir shops, restaurants and tourist agencies. Worth a quick stroll and some nice shaded benches if you need a sit down but not the most exciting place...More

Thank funlight
Reviewed 16 November 2015

The most restaurants and activities you can do in this little town you find on or near this place. Also a lot of agencies for booking a trip to the salt flat and lagoons. Other agencies you can find going two squares to the bus...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 January 2015

The plaza in Uyuni is sandwiched between two roads. The other 2 sides are made of up a ton of different restaurants, stores, souvenir shops, and tour agencies. It is a busy little place! There are benches to sit and rest too.

Thank lmari535
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