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Address: Uyuni, Bolivia
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Sunset and Stars Tour at the Cemetery of Trains from Uyuni
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Full-Day Tour to Uyuni Salt Lake
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Private Uyuni Salt Flats Full-Day Circuit from Uyuni

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Bit over-rated worth a 30 second stop

This history is that back in 1890 the first locomotives were started to move minerals between chile; Bolivia, and Argentina. The trains still run. When cars used to break down... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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San Francisco, California, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The people of Uyuni are very proud of their Salar. From all over te world tourists are coming tot see the Salar and all tours add as an appetizer the train cementary. But the entrance is through a large field of garbage! A real downside of a potential atraction! Unfortunately nobody feels responsable.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This history is that back in 1890 the first locomotives were started to move minerals between chile; Bolivia, and Argentina. The trains still run. When cars used to break down there were dropped here in Uyuni for repair. Over the last century many cars were were unrepairable and the locals have taken and reused the materials mostly to make roofs... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent maximum 1hr here, it's a couple of 100+ year train shells that you can climb on and takes pic of. No signs or info regarding the trains other than what your guide can tell you. Its close to Uyuni so worth a look.

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Thank Dariusz_rad
Santiago, Chile
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was like: why we are here? can you remember me...? was part of the tour to Salar de Uyuni. Last stop in Uyuni itself, and is just awful, dirty, and don't have any touristic sense.

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Thank Antonieta V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

your tour of the salt flats may well start here and it is worth a few minutes taking in the old trains and engines - and provides some great photo opportunities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another of the places you visit while on the Salt Lake tour... If you are a photo addict... You can definitely take lots of good pictures here... If you like history, another thumbs up...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed seeing all the skeletons of old trains! There were just SO many, but the visit with the tour was just so quick. There wasn't enough time to take all the pictures I wanted, so I came back again the next day!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These are old steam locomotives that have been brought together. One was unasked in the filming of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. There is a rather poignant atmosphere for a mode of transport of the past. The engines were used to transport minerals to the coast. Many people were killed in the mines.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way to the salt flats. We were here about 25-30 minutes which was more than enough time to look around and get photos. I don't think it warrants a visit on its own but was fine to see as part of our tour. The trains have a lot of graffiti on them which is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not like most places in the world where you have all the red tape. Feel free to climb and scramble, picking up tetanus and scrapes as you go. Exhausted steam trains rust away, preserved in the desert. Very interesting.

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