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Lauca National Park

Lauca National Park (Parque Nacional Lauca) covers an area of 1,300 square kilometers and consists largely of high plains and mountain ranges, many of the latter comprised of large volcanoes.Highlights include hiking around its many pristine mountain lakes, most notably Cotacotani and Chungara, which reflect the scenery around them to stunning effect. The park also features a number of important archaeological

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Arica, Chile

Cultural Center Palacio La Moneda

  Located under the government Palace " La moneda, Santiago downtown.   The Foundation The foundation Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda is a private non-profit organization that aims to develop, study, disseminate, promote and preserve all forms of art, culture and education. Its Board, chaired by the Minister of Culture, is made up of nine members representing public and private institutions and people with

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Santiago, Chile

Precolumbian Art Museum

  Precolumbian art museum in Santiago a place you do not have to miss. Located one block to the west from main square.   During the 1970s, Sergio Larraín García-Moreno became increasingly aware of the importance of his collection and of the urgent need to establish an ongoing institution for its permanent and overall care. He approached university and governmental institutions with the

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Santiago, Chile

Chilean Antartic Territory

  The Chilean Antarctic Province is the biggest province in the country, considering it includes the Navarino Island, the Chilean Antarctica and two national parks, Alberto de Agostini and Cape Horne. In total, this territory is about 1.250.000 km². It is located on the South Pole, and its capital is Puerto Williams, in the Navarino Island. The Antarctic Continent, and the bases

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Antartic, Chile

Queulat National Park

  Queulat National Park is a national park of Chile located in the Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region. The park is bordered by the Cisnes River on the south side and is neighbor to Lago Rosselot National Reserve. It contains 1,541 km2 (595 sq mi) of glacier-capped mountains and virgin evergreen forests. Local relief is dominated by the Patagonian

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Aysen, Chile

Valdivia

  The city is named after its founder Pedro de Valdivia and is located at the confluence of the Calle-Calle, Valdivia and Cau-Cau Rivers, approximately 15 km (9 mi) east of the coastal towns of Corral and Niebla. Since October 2007, Valdivia has been the capital of Los Ríos Region and is also the capital of Valdivia Province The area around Valdivia

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Valdivia, Chile

Osorno

  The city was originally planned to be founded in 1553, under the Government of Pedro de Valdivia by his companion of conquest, Lieutenant General Don Francisco de Villagra; with the name of Santa Marina de Gaete, on the site of a Huilliche village named Chauracavi. However, the death of Valdivia prevented the realization of this plan when he was about

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Osorno, Chile

Pucatrihue, Maicolpueand Bahia Mansa

  Osorno is a city and commune in southern Chile and capital of Osorno Province in the Los Lagos Region. It had a population of 145,475, as of the 2002 census. It is located 945 kilometres (587 mi) south of the national capital of Santiago, 105 kilometres (65 mi) north of the regional capital of Puerto Montt and 260 kilometres (160

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Osorno, Chile

Fortresses In Valdivia

  Valdivia was founded in 1552 by the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia. Its original name was Santa María la Blanca de Valdivia. Some years later in 1598 the Spaniards suffered several reversals in the War of Arauco, and the defenceless city was abandoned. In 1643 the Dutch arrived at the ruins and settled in the zone, planning to use Valdivia

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Valdivia, Chile

Sollipulli Geysers

  Geysers in southern Chile  The Sollupulli tourist center also offers special trekking routes, horseback riding, and canyoning, where domestic and foreign visitors can appreciate the diversity of the area’s flora and fauna.   The Sollupulli Tourist Center, located west of the city of Temuco and only five kilometers from the Argentine border   Up until a short while ago, geysers were a tourist attraction exclusive

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Temuco, Chile