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Avenida Juan Pablo II, El Alto 08650, Bolivia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Words cannot describe how busy this place gets. It is a realky interesting place to visit It's amazing, with a lot of different stores, colours and smells. You can even get your fortune read by a Shaman using Coca leaves

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank seankay86
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

This market is huge and hard to navigate if you are looking for something specific but don’t know the layout. Basically similar stores are lined up together. We went and was “stuck” in a part of the market that specialized in car and other motor...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank charlottekh88
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Interesting place where you can buy all your souvenirs. Also the Bolivian doll. They believe in a lot of superstitions. Also musical instruments were sold in this market. In small bottles various tablets like were put. This is supposed to be for good health, love...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Zarin S
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We took the teleferico up to El Alto to check out the Sunday market which was a totally easy and fast way to get up there (WAY better than taking a taxi from La Paz!). Some of the reviews I read before going talked about...More

Date of experience: April 2018
7  Thank hurley_forever
Reviewed March 20, 2018

This is where the real Witches are, not down in La Paz with the same souvenirs you can find anywhere. We walked from one side of the Market to the other, stopping to look out at the view of La Paz (gorgeous!) with a tour...More

Date of experience: February 2018
5  Thank wherelolawent
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I've been in a few markets in South America, all claiming to be the biggest market. This one offered nothing to me, except the views of the city, and the short trip on the teleférico. So, my advice will be do not waste your time,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
5  Thank DVDPM
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We have been there today and we have never seen anything like it before. It’s huge and they are selling there almost anything you can think of. From car parts to second hand socks and empty bottles. After we’ve walked along the market, had a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ValeriaD23
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

It is absolutly enormous! We were chocked about the size of this market. There are endless streets of junk that no tourist will ever buy but that has a value for locals like used car parts, used glass bottles, cheap knock off shoes, furniture and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank alices970
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The el alto market is twice a week (thursday and sundays). Its easily reachable by the red cable car from La Paz. The market is much bigger than all other markets in La Paz and also more authentic ( you can whatch even some kind...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Matthias K
Reviewed February 15, 2017

It is an easy ride to the top using Mi Teleferico and very cheap - I think it was 2- 3 Bolivianos. Right after you get off the station, you make a left, walk a little and you will see several blue huts with fires...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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