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“witches market”(52 reviews)
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Melchor Jimenez, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz, Bolivia
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All reviews llama fetuses witches market for sale witch craft nice market coca leaves touristy stuff mother earth interesting place interesting things alpaca sweaters tourist shops local culture worth a visit take pictures high altitude dried
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Less magic than a witch line me would expect... Just a regular tourist trap with some dried lama embryos and dry wood from the surroundings, apart from that: just average tourist junk. Sadly.

Thank Fondsbu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just make sure you browse to the correct shops or stands and you can find the things a witch Calderon is made of: dead lams, dried animal parts, statues, portions and magic. the local ladies, will probably ignore you but hay, if you didn't arrive...More

Thank eli_fadida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting things, special ambience, fairly shocking items such as dead llama babies. If you get the explanation - you might understand. It is another culture and it requires tolerance.

Thank 194sibyllek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This whole area is a tourist trap. Nothing but stalls selling tourist goods, alpaca sweaters, and other junk. The actual 'witch' stalls are mostly herbs and mystery concoctions with llama fetuses hanging over the entry.

Thank Millet02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only visit if you are in the area. Basically just a few shops selling herbs, normal tourist stuff and some dried up old llama foetus’. Really not something that should be down as a ‘tourist attraction’

Thank LondonHoxton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special, just a small road with some shops. It's not a tourist attraction, it is a local market were the locals get some stuff for special ceremonies.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tipical souvenir market and just a couple of stores with crazy things. Best place in La Paz to buy local souvenirs, silver accessories, alpaca sweaters, handbags etc. Definitely worth to see.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you end in the Witches market, keep in mind that the ladies selling there are not happy with tourists taking pictures of them. Gently ask them if it is OK to take pictures of the stands (that's often the case), but try to leave...More

Thank Panz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked around for a while to find the witches market and realised we'd been walking through it the whole time. There's not much to see, just a couple of stores on a street. Couldn't say it was much different to a usual souvenir market....More

Thank ChristineAus27
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A visual overload as you try to understand what your eyes are seeing. This is most amazing. Talk to the vendors and have them explain what is this all used for. Explore the side streets and the local street food vendors. Whow !!

Thank Andreas M
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jjnursal
18 October 2018|
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Response from Oscar M | Reviewed this property |
It might be! The market is run by natives and most likely they don’t observe Christmas!
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