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Palacio Rioja

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A Chilean mansion restored as a museum and movie theater.
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Pasaje Norte 3, Vina del Mar 2570812, Chile
+56 32 218 4690
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

You will be able to learn the history of Mr. Rioja, a succesful entrepreneur, the way he builted his palace according to european standards for his family housing and also have the opportunity to attend cultural activities like cine, concerts and book presentations. The palace...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Enrique N
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I would recommend these visit for all who wants to know a piece of Viña Del Mar History! How one man can write his name in history just opening his house and family stuff. The Palacio Rioja's guide is very gentle and can tell you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We wanted to visit this museum since february, and finally we did it this saturday. The place is magical, the furniture, the walls, the details in every corner... it's so well conserved that you will forget how old the collection is. The guide David was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Paz M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Apsolutely, every visitor has to visit at this glorius palace! Is complete decorative from the past and the people who works there, so kind, will explane and speak you with a lot of pation for any detail!!!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank katerina-Paros
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Used to be a private residence. Very luxurious and well kept. Guided visits provide interesting info and a few bad jokes. Free and not far away from Viñas city center or beach.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank gacelle
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The place is impressive and I highly recommend taking the guided tour to make the experience better. It's free and it's centrally located.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jennifermico
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is an historic former home of a famous family. The opulence is breathtaking as you move from room to room. The architecture is very European .

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank chillwills
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The villa is very surprising, build at the beginning of the 20th century, a mixture of Art Nouveau and flamboyant French Romantic style with grand decor and artifacts. Well worth a visit and free of charge. Pity there are no English explanations.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank TravellingladyLondon
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Museum has free admission. Ground floor has a few period exhibits such as old irons, vinyl singles, but is not that interesting. The chief attraction is the period rooms on the second floor in Louis XVI style, their decoration and furniture. To my mind the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Closed only on MONDAYS open and FREE the rest of the time. Apparently a few decades ago, there were many such French style palaces. Now they have all been torn down as sites for high rise luxury apartment buildings. This is the last one. It...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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