13 Sights in Concepcion, Chile (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Concepcion, Chile. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Concepcion, Chile.

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1. Casa del Arte José Clemente Orozco (Pinacoteca)

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Casa del Arte José Clemente Orozco (Pinacoteca)

The Casa del Arte José Clemente Orozco is a Chilean art museum on the campus of the University of Concepción, in Concepción. It is situated on the corner of Chacabuco and Larenas, facing the Plaza Perú. The gallery attracts approximately 75,000 visitors a year and houses the country's largest collection of paintings outside the capital city of Santiago, and the most complete collection of Chilean art with some 1,800 works. One of its main features is the mural Presencia de América Latina (1964) by the Mexican artist Jorge González Camarena, which is in the entrance hall.

Wikipedia: Casa del Arte (EN), Website

2. Homenaje al Espíritu de los Fundadores de la Universidad de Concepción

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Homenaje al Espíritu de los Fundadores de la Universidad de Concepción Tomás Ravassa Coronel / CC BY 3.0

Homage to the spirit of the founders of the University of Concepción is the name given to a bronze sculpture 7 meters high and 13 tons, sculpted by the Chilean sculptor Samuel Román Rojas during 1965 and officially inaugurated at the University of Concepción on January 7, 1966. The work is located in the forum of the University City of Concepción, in Concepción, Chile, and is a tribute to the founders of this house of studies, whose goal was to create the first secular university in the country, free of discrimination based on religious creeds and political ideologies.

Wikipedia: Homenaje al espíritu de los fundadores de la Universidad de Concepción (ES)

3. Plaza Acevedo

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Plaza Acevedo, popularly known as "Plaza Jurasica" or "Plaza de los Dinosaurios", is a green area of the Chilean city of Concepción, shaped like a triangle, located between San Juan Bosco, Maipú and Collao streets. Its name pays tribute to Luis Acevedo, a pioneer of aviation in Chile, who died on April 13, 1913, when his plane crashed on the land where the commune of San Pedro de la Paz is located today. That same year, the authorities of the time decided to create a square in memory of the aviator. The layout was made on March 21, 1914.

Wikipedia: Plaza Acevedo (ES)

4. Historia de la medicina y la farmacia en Chile

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History of Medicine and Pharmacy in Chile is a mural created in 1957 by the artist Julio Escámez for the old Maluje pharmacy, now a German drugstore, located at 676 Tucapel Street in the city of Concepción. It is one of Escámez's most important works. Until 2015 it was considered a historic preservation property, with a "cultural" category for the city, and was declared a National Monument of Chile, in the category of Historical Monument, by Decree No. 370, of September 1, 2015.

Wikipedia: Historia de la medicina y la farmacia en Chile (ES)

5. Parque Ecuador

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Parque Ecuador is a Chilean park belonging to the city of Concepción, in the Biobío Region. It is located at the foot of Cerro Caracol and very close to the city center, being divided from the urban center by Calle Víctor Lamas. It corresponds to a large recreational area of approximately 1.34 km in length, starting at the intersection of Víctor Lamas Street with Tucapel, and ending at Pedro de Valdivia Avenue; with several points of historical, social and cultural relevance.

Wikipedia: Parque Ecuador (ES)

6. Parque Costanera

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Parque Costanera is a park located on the north bank of the Bio-Bio River, in the city of Concepción, Chile. It began to be built in 2000 as part of the urban recovery works of the North Bank promoted by the government of Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, whose most important work was the Llacolén Bridge. Throughout the 20th century, the area was a swamp area, occupied by precarious housing and used as a garbage dump. It was inaugurated on March 26, 2003, by President Ricardo Lagos.

Wikipedia: Parque Costanera (ES)

7. Plaza Perú

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Plaza Perú is a square in the city of Concepción, Chile. It is situated in the University District in front of the main entrance of the Ciudad Universitaria de Concepción, by the Arco Universidad de Concepción and adjacent to the Casa del Arte. Built in 1942, there are several historic buildings surrounding the square, which were built in the 1940s. The plaza is known for being a gathering of students at the University of Concepción and youth in general.

Wikipedia: Plaza Perú (Concepción) (EN)

8. Memorial 27F

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The Memorial to the Victims of the Earthquake and Subsequent Tsunami of February 27, 2010, better known as Memorial 27F, is a memorial located in the Costanera Park, in the commune of Concepción, in the city of Greater Concepción, Biobío Region. It is a modern architectural construction whose purpose is to commemorate the victims of the earthquake that occurred on February 27, 2010 and affected the south-central area of Chile.

Wikipedia: Memorial del 27F (ES)

9. Cerro Amarillo

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Cerro Amarillo is a hill in the city of Concepción, Chile, located between Rozas and Rengo streets, which covers an area of 3000 m² and is 30 meters high. Above it is a park created in 1933, currently administered by the Municipality of Concepción, which includes gardens, promenades and viewpoints surrounded by stone masonry walls.

Wikipedia: Cerro Amarillo (Concepción) (ES)

10. Museo de Arte Religioso

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The Museum of Religious Art of the Catholic University of the Most Holy Conception is an institution created in order to preserve ecclesiastical treasures related to the Catholic Church. The Catholic University of the Most Holy Conception (UCSC) is its administrator. It receives an average of 400 visits per month.

Wikipedia: Museo de Arte Religioso de la Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción (ES)

11. Educación: pasado, presente y futuro

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Education: Past, Present and Future is an 86-square-meter mural, painted by Chilean artist Marco Hernández in 2009, located at the entrance to the General Ministerial Secretariat (SEREMI) of Education of the Biobío Region, in the city of Concepción, Chile.

Wikipedia: Educación: pasado, presente y futuro (ES)

12. Teatro Regional del Bío-Bío

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The Biobío Theater, also known as the Biobío Regional Theater, is a theater located in the Chilean city of Concepción, inaugurated on March 7, 2018 by the then President of the Republic, Michelle Bachelet.

Wikipedia: Teatro Biobío (ES)

13. Museo de Historia de Concepción

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The Gallery of the History of Concepción (GHC) is a museum inaugurated in 1983, located in the Chilean city of Concepción, specifically in the center of Ecuador Park, on the slopes of Cerro Caracol.

Wikipedia: Galería de la Historia de Concepción (ES), Website


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