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Had the chance to see this place last week and like the architectural design but not so much the intensity of the yellow colors all around. I wish they would've have given that place just a little more life...
The University is supposedly the best in Chile and is a public university. In every village and town in Chile there is a Betnardo O'Higgins St and this University is on it. The uni is a large building which is near San Francisco cuurch
Surrounded by an active construction project the university was empty during our visit. There is a bookstore attached to the main building. We were able to access a couple of interior-courtyard art sculpture displays. Also, there was an exhibit highlighting immigrant history in Chile. The...More
I stumbled upon the main (colonial) building during a summer visit but without the students who were on break it looked more like a naked corpse. I'm sure it is impressively alive when university is in session.
You will invariably cross the building if you land up at moneda street or on o-higgins street. But for a visitor to Santiago this building does not offer much other than a facade to look at for a few minutes.