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Oruro

Travel Guide South America Bolivia Oruro

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Introduction

Oruro Carnival

Oruro Carnival

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The folklore capital of Bolivia, Oruro is a former mining town and capital of the Bolivian "department" of Oruro. It's main attraction is its annual Carnaval de Oruro.

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Events and Festivals

  • The Carnaval de Oruro is Bolivia's biggest annual cultural event and is recognized by UNESCO as one of Mankind's Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

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Getting There

By Train

Several trains a week go south towards Uyuni, Tupiza and onwards to the border with Argentina. They are not fast, but quite comfortable compared to buses.

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See also: International Telephone Calls

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