Oruro Travel Guide

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The city of Oruro is the capital of the department of the same name, founded on 1 November 1606 under the name of Royal Villa Austria.
It was at an altitude of 3,702 m a.s.l (meters above sea level a.s.l.) and is a city with a cold and dry weather most of the year and while the city does not have much to show tourism, but in the Department of Oruro are several sights from the famous national park and snowy Sajama, until thermal baths like "Obrajes and Capachos".
This city has a population of 200,000 people, but this population is four times higher and the city is small during its famous Carnival, which has been declared by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, thus recognizing the religious and cultural value expressing this holiday through music and dance.
In the Carnival there is high demand for hotels and travel services, it is necessary for a tourist to take the services of a Tourism Agency to provide a service to all inclusive.