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Address: Oruro, Bolivia
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Nicest church in Bolivia;-)

Don't get your hopes up too much, it's not the biggest, it's not the most spectacular.... but it certainly is very beautiful! The roof painting is amazing (a kind of blue sky... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2012
HermesTE
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Leuven, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Oruro is a small town, however, it receives thousands of visitors during Carnival celebration. One of the most important places during those days is the Socavon Sanctuary where the Socavon VIrgin image is located. You can also visit two museums right there and enjoy an amazing view of the city. If you can climb a near hill you will reach... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It´s a really intresting place. To see the conextion of andine culture and catholic believe. Also the mine is really intresting. The guided tour is a bad joke. I never saw an dumbly guide in mi whole life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

Don't get your hopes up too much, it's not the biggest, it's not the most spectacular.... but it certainly is very beautiful! The roof painting is amazing (a kind of blue sky with stars), the paintings on the walls are very interesting: mixture of catholic and Andean elements. It's built a little bit above the city so you have a... More 

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