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Buy yourself a potion or charm at Bolivia's famous "witches market."
La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the witches market with a local guide and we learned about the fascinating history of this place. Without a guide I don't know how interesting it would be as a lot of the quirks and oddities require some explanation (llama fetuses, shamans etc)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk around for a few hours, enjoy the up and down hills, get some local souvenirs, and eat some snacks/drink some juices. People on the shops are so nice, friendly, and welcoming. We found more varieties of locally made souvenirs, alpaca sweaters,...More

Thank Sang L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The street is filled with colourfull touristic shops. It is the ideal place to find your souvenirs. The dried baby lamas they are selling makes the place special as well.

Thank Pvdwalle
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

A visit to the Witches Market is certainly an interesting thing to do. It is a little touristy in that there are magnets and souvenirs galore but there are plenty of potions and other supernatural products to hold your interest. As others have said, local...More

Thank POC-CW
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This place is quite unusual and worth a visit, while walking through and exploring the area. We did not buy anything, though were very curious at the stuff being sold here!

Thank TheFilmyCouple
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

It is a must see, but not very special. A set of stalls / shops. You can recognize them by the dead baby-lama’s hanging. They sell lots of powders and other stuff to be healthy, happy or whatever. It is not only for fun, the...More

Thank Sander_Yoho
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We went here by taxi but the journey was very stop start with the emphasis on "Stop." Left the taxi to walk there - it was a bit of a climb so be prepared. It is a very famous market and one worth visiting but...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great little area for browsing and learning about local traditions and mythology. The buildings and paved street have a certain ambience, but watch out for the cars that sneak through here too quickly.

1  Thank tastraveller20152015
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely ramble around. Quite breathless as we weren’t used to the altitude of La Paz, so took it easy going up the hill to get there. Bought some nice little gifts. Very colourful and wonderful for photos. We didn’t haggle, perhaps we should...More

1  Thank B-Ron D
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is the place to come to have a concoction made to ward off, heal or bring good fortune for whatever you desire. There are dried llama fetuses hanging at the entrance of the shops which will supposedly bring you good luck when put into...More

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Response from Sergio R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open everyday. Of course during the weekend there are more people and more street vendors.