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The train cemetery: know the other great attraction of Uyuni

Antofagasta, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
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When we think of Uyuni, we imagine the famous salar . However, this Bolivian town has a curious attraction that not many know but is equally astounding: its train cemetery.


As you know, mining is as important in Bolivia as in our country. With the arrival of the Spaniards, the industry gained great relevance and train lines were built to transport minerals throughout the territory. One of the most important was the one that united Uyuni with Antofagasta.

With time, the trains that arrived until the Station of Uyuni stopped traveling and its popularity was being in the past. Today we can see these XIX century wagons rusted on the sand, but that does not take away their beauty or their history.
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Train Cemetery
Many visitors close their route through the Salar area at the Train Cemetery
Uyuni
Uyuni, is this cemetery with trains and wagons dating from the nineteenth century

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