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We had a 2 fabulous days visiting this City, taking in this area as part of our trip.. you can get close the the Statue and take photos of all sides. It forms part of the main square, well worth going if your touring by...More
Situated next to Plaza Sotomayor, you will definitely notice this statue. There is a lot of traffic around it with 2 busy roads on both sides making it a bit difficult to enjoy it or get a good picture. It's interesting, and you will likely...More
This monument honors the Chilean naval war heroes that that lost their lives in the 1879 Battle of Iquique during the War of the Pacific with Peru. At the top is Frigate Captain Arturo Prat, surrounded by Lieutenant Serrano, Sergeant Aldea, midshipman Riquelme and an...More
The War of the Pacific in the 1880's was a major punctuation point in the history of Chile. The Chilean armed forces, anchored by the Navy, eventually triumphed over Bolivia and Peru. Chile seized land in the north with valuable mineral resources (saltpeter and copper),...More