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Sanctuary of El Socavon

Address: Oruro, Bolivia
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Ranked #3 of 7 Attractions in Oruro
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Leuven, Belgium
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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