Región de Tarapacá Things to Do

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Región de Tarapacá Things to Do

  • Municipal Theatre

    Please visit this incredible Theatre, whether for a simple visit or for a presentation (ballet, opera etc).Was opened in 1890 and declared National Monument in 1977.Inicially there was a Monastery (were the Theatre is now), which was totally destroyed in a fire in 1873. This Theatre was built with Oregon Pine wood (from Canada).You can see in it's...

  • Geoglifos y Petroglifos

    Si venís del norte, luego, y si venís del sur, antes... de conocer las oficinas salitreras, es recomendable detenerse unos minutos para ver los geoglifos y petroglifos de Tarapacá.En la foto podés ver un cartel en el propio lugar que enuncia las obras rupestres. Están los geoglifos de Pintados, los de Cerro Mono, Cerro Pan de Azucar, los de...


    This Lake is located 192 km to the East of Arica, between 3.200 and 6.342 mt of altitude and belongs to Lauca National Park.Lauca's main goal is to protect it's incredible fauna where 1/3 of the birds of Chile live in. It's also the natural home of Vizcachas, Guanacos and Vicuñas.This Park was created in 1970 at the Commune of Putre. It's...


    This Saltflat is located in the Province of Iquique at 3.800 mt of altitude in the Chilean Altiplane.

  • PICA

    Pica is a small town located 114 km away from Iquique at 1.325 mt of altitude. Is a prehispanic town with no more than 1.700 inhabitants.Economic activities are based in agriculture (lemon, oranges, mangos, limes and guayabas) and tourism.It's farm areas: La Banda, Resbaladero and Miraflores have natural pools (cochas) that help the agriculture and...


    Iquique has lot of interesting things to see, one of those is the main public square.Nearby is the Astoreca's Palace, that worths a visit ;o)

  • HUMBERSTONE, a ghost town in the pampa.

    Humberstone was also a Salitrera (Potassium Nitrate's Plant), originally called La Palma, was built in 1872 by the Peruvian Nitrate Company. By 1889 was one of the biggest Salitreras of Tarapaca. The Great Depression stopped with the works in this facility, which began again in 1933, once this plant was owned by the Tarapaca and Antofagasta's...

  • Salitrera Santa Laura

    This Salitrera is located 47 km away from Iquique. It's big wooden and brass facilities were built under the pampa's sun.The exploitation of "Salitre" (Saltpeter or Potassium Nitrate) began around 1810. At first, was used as an explosive and it's first consumer was Peru. A bit later it's fertilize properties were discovered.In 1830 started the...

  • Matilla

    This is a small pictoresque town, you'll enjoy a lot walking around here.Visit the Church of San Antonio and the Lagar of Matilla, an 18th century winery turned museum.


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