Cementerio de Trenes

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Cementerio de Trenes information

Uyuni , Bolivia
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The only real attraction in Uyuni itself, the Cementerio de Trenes is a rusty collection of historic steam locomotives and rail cars dating back to the 19th century, when there was a rail-car factory in Uyuni. Today they sit decaying in the yards about 3km southwest of the modern-day station along Av Ferroviaria.

They’re fun to climb on, and it’s a nice walk from town to keep you warm. Most tours visit the train cemetery as a first or last stop on the three-day salar circuit.