Get to know more about the history of Chile by visiting the Museum of History & Human Rights and the General buy generic flagyl Cemetery!
On our Historical Walking Tour of Santiago, you will get to know more about the culture of Chile by visiting the Museum of History & Human Rights and the General Cemetery! The museum opened its doors in 2010 under the governance of Chile’s first female president Bachelet and has since been a high profile and must-visit cultural institution!
The museum has a large number of documents, archives, and innovative sight & sound presentations about the military coup and human rights violations that occurred between 1973 and 1990. After the museum visit, we will enjoy a tasty lunch in an old quaint French style restaurant (former French barbershop, dating back to 1891 and still functioning as such in one part of the building), where we can admire its antique furniture & decorations and travel right back in time!
After lunch, we will head to the General Cemetery of Santiago, which has an estimated 2 million burials and its, therefore, one of the largest cemeteries in Latin America! It was established in 1821 and a large number of influential Chileans have been buried here; former president Salvador Allende and musician Victor Jara. You can admire the impressive mausoleums, lush gardens, and a large number of sculptures. Within the cemetery, we will also visit Patio 29, which is a potter’s field. It was used for clandestine burials after the coup d’état in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet. The site is now considered as a symbol for the human rights and the disappeared of the coup d’état.
You will be picked up at 10.00 and returned by 17.00 to your hotel. This tour is done by walking.
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This tour is available Tuesday through Sunday, all year around Price per person: 150.00 USD *based on a minimum of 2 travelers
What’s included? ⊕ Taxi/public transport ⊕ Bilingual guide ⊕ Morning coffee ⊕ Two bottles of mineral water
Price does not include: ⊕ Optional gratuities for guides & drivers ⊕ Lunch ⊕ Items of personal nature ⊕ Travel insurance
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