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All year round excercising for Carnaval de Oruro. Each day of the week it is party time at the central square of Oruro.

Nice event but the real Carnaval seems to be THE TOPHIT of the year! Coming 2019 it will be very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
727michielmm
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Laren, The Netherlands
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As if your in another world!!

the beautiful folklore and costumes is amazing! It is a must in everyone's bucket list and is the... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
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“All year round excercising for Carnaval de Oruro. Each day of the week it is party time at the central square of Oruro.”
13 Feb 2018
“As if your in another world!!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice event but the real Carnaval seems to be THE TOPHIT of the year! Coming 2019 it will be very special again, if you can and be around don’t miss it!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

the beautiful folklore and costumes is amazing! It is a must in everyone's bucket list and is the biggest and best Carnaval. People are amazing and very welcoming.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Melanie P
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

If you like new experiences, cultures, dances, colors and party. You will have the best time ever! Make your reservations with some time because all is full for those days. You have be ready for a long party! Going with friends is the best. Saturday...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank ilsenmeriles
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Carnaval here is not merely a tourist attraction. It is listed with UNESCO's Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, since it dates back over 200 years. Originally, an indigenous celebration, it now incorporates Christian themes as well. Carnaval starts around 10am on...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 26 February 2017

There is a lot of people coming to see it, which unfortunately also attracts pick-picketers. I had my phone stolen on Friday at the carnival, bought another phone and then I had that phone stolen the next day! Two phones stolen within 13h of each...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank David B
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This is just one incredible carnival that if you go on February then you must go, it's a glorious show with plenty of colors, dancing and well I must admit that there are beautiful women, I noticed there were also foreign women that go before...More

Date of experience: February 2016
5  Thank Didibb
Reviewed 1 December 2015

If you want history and the very best of culture, go to Oruro in February! The next Carnaval - about 2000 years old - is taking place in the second week of February. It starts with the very traditional dances, and the high peak is...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank MaggiSweden
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Oruro is a small town but in Carnival season it is full of tourist, visitors and dancers. They dance in honor of Mother Mary, Mother of Jesus. Beware to find a good place to sleep because the small town is full of visitors and it...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Abraham M
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Oruro, mining city that over the centuries has blended cultures from, basically most of the world, comes alive to show this diverse blend that has formed over time during Carnaval. A mixture of paganism and religion, good and evil, oppressors and oppressed, dance together to...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank JRfromDC
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The trip isn't for the faint of heart or those of delicate composure. The event is put on by Bolivian dance troops who spend extravagant amount of money creating their traditional costumes and countless hours rehearsing for competition across the country. Hotels fill up, get...More

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank Gatapatas G
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Hi, were you able to find anyone or any agency for the tickets? I am checking online but I do not find any reliable agency. Thanks
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