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San Cristobal de Lipez

Ruta 704 | Uyuni, Uyuni 2342345, Bolivia
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Charming

An old church that was relocated stone by stone, when the villagers protested against breaking it... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
I-do-love-travelling
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Lima, Peru
Toilet stop only

An unfriendly town where people in the market objected to photos being taken even when no people... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Eddie O
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Wollongong, Australia
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20 Jan 2018
“Charming”
20 Nov 2017
“Toilet stop only”
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Ruta 704 | Uyuni, Uyuni 2342345, Bolivia
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

An old church that was relocated stone by stone, when the villagers protested against breaking it down. While San Cristobal is an average dusty mining town, the church has real character. It makes for a nice stop to stretch your legs on a long drive.

Thank I-do-love-travelling
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

An unfriendly town where people in the market objected to photos being taken even when no people werd in thd photo. The onlh thing to see here is the church relocated stone by stone from the other side of the mountain whrn the town was...More

Thank Eddie O
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

San Cristobal was the last stop of our 3-day tour of the salt flats, returning to Uyuni. The town is a mining town, which was re-located from another location by the mining company. There wasn't much to do in the town -- everyone in our...More

Thank blueroo292
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

If you do a 3 days tour returning to Uyuni, this will be a last stop. The town is quite dead in the afternoon. There is not much to do here apart the church.

Thank May L
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Most everyone works in the mines during the day, so the town is very ghost town like. You can definitely get water and snacks for the rest of your trip.

Thank MichelleWinsor
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

This town was moved 13 km from his originally place because they find a great silver, zinc, lead mine which is exploted from Apex Silver since 2005. Each owner of a house become a new house there and the church was moved stone by stone...More

Thank Linda F
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Reviewed 14 February 2015

In the middle of all deserts San Cristobal is very good organised and can be a perfect rest point if you want a rest on the way to Uyuni or Chili.

Thank DirkoSucre_Bolivia
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