Although it is now closed to overnight visitors, you can still check out the salt sculptures inside and the Dakar Rally and Flag Monuments outside (add your flag if you've brought one). Find your own isolated piece of salt desert to enjoy and take out your props – it's here that plastic dinosaurs come out, as photographers play with the bizarre perspective caused by the bright blue skies and super-flat landscape. Many tour groups stop for lunch here.
Playa Blanca Salt Hotel
Salar de Uyuni
Nearby Salar de Uyuni attractions
Located right on the edge of Salar de Uyuni, Colchani is the easiest place to access the great salt flat and the place to go if you just want a glimpse of…
The simple church on Colón is a local landmark.
3. Museo Arqueología y Antropológico de los Andes Meridionales
A small museum featuring mummies, long skulls, fossils, ceramics and textiles. There are Spanish descriptions of the practices of cranial deformation. At…
4. Clock Tower
This European-style clock tower was built in 1930 with a clock mechanism that was imported from Germany. You can find the tourist police office here.
5. Monumento a Los Héroes del Chaco
This monument is dedicated to the fallen in the brutal Chaco War.
6. Cementerio de Trenes
The only real attraction in Uyuni, Cementerio de Trenes is a rusty collection of historic steam locomotives and rail cars dating back to the 19th century,…
7. Workers' Monument
This local landmark pays homage to the common man.
8. Stranded Locomotive
This rusty old carriage is located near the train station.