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Weird and hilarious

Don’t expect WWE. It may not be of a very high standard but it’s very funny. And you’d be... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Daniel C
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Staged and repetitive

We booked through the hotel with some other guests staying there so we had a private van and guide... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Usia2014
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's cold. And you see men (umpires) beating women. Wrestler thrown to the audience. Whether staged or not, total rubbish!

Thank candypurin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with Andean Secrets (booked through Peru Hop). This activity was much more expensive than other activities in Bolivia and it was a complete waste of money - very staged performance; purely for tourists. I thought I would learn about cholitas culture, but I...More

Thank Seowoo K
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t expect WWE. It may not be of a very high standard but it’s very funny. And you’d be surprising how athletic a Cholita can be! Fun way to spend an evening.

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We booked through the hotel with some other guests staying there so we had a private van and guide pick us up and drive our group the 45 minutes to the El Alto stadium where the cholitas wrestling occurs. It was good to have a...More

2  Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We attended the cholita wrestling on Thursday night and wanted to try and do it on our own time frame without a tour. It's totally possible! It begins at 5:30pm on Thursday nights and is located in El Alto - you can go enjoy the...More

2  Thank emiliema2
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We booked this as it was £9 and we happened to be in La Paz on a Sunday evening. We knew what to expect - wrestling is fake, it would be crass with spitting and throwing food and we knew the tourists sit round the...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

super funny only bad part they dont sell beer so buy before. first its awkward but at the end its so much fun

Thank Michiel d
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

If you find yourself with a few hours to kill in La Paz, you could do a lot worse than the cholita wrestling. For youbentrance fee, you get two tickets to thw toilets, a small bottle of coke or fanta, popcorn, a bus ticket home...More

2  Thank Spire555
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We booked this through Red Cap Tours for 90B. Pick up was roughly around 3pm and included transport, entrance with ringside seats, a drink & popcorn and a souvenir (choice between a cholita pen or pack of 5 postcards). The show runs from 5-7pm on...More

Thank mexicotorome
Reviewed 17 January 2018

They have shows every Thursday and Sunday night, and we went to the Sunday evening show. We went in having read other reviews, and they prepared us pretty well for what we were about to see. The show is definitely put on for the tourists,...More

1  Thank msp3232
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Response from JhuanR | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is on a Thursday and also on a Sunday I did go with a tour called the free red hat walking tour, but after the walking tour around Lapaz it was 25USD and was definitely worth it. Toured Alalto & did the Cholita... More
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Response from Katie and Jon E | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware it only runs on a Sunday and the bus leaves from town around 3:30ish, cant quite remember the exact time.
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