9 Sights in La Serena, Chile (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in La Serena, Chile. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in La Serena, Chile.

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1. Gabriela Mistral

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Gabriela Mistral Anna Riwkin (1908-1970) / Public domain

Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, known by her pseudonym Gabriela Mistral, was a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator and humanist. In 1945 she became the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature, "for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world". Some central themes in her poems are nature, betrayal, love, a mother's love, sorrow and recovery, travel, and Latin American identity as formed from a mixture of Native American and European influences. Her portrait also appears on the 5,000 Chilean peso bank note.

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2. Parque Jardín del Corazón

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The Jardín del Corazón Park, also known as Japanese Park of La Serena, is a park located in the Chilean city of La Serena that was inaugurated in 1994. Its theme is set in Japan and has various plant and animal species of that country. Built on a land of 26 thousand square meters, it is the largest Japanese park in South America. It is a Karesansui contemplation park with a mountain and water landscape.

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3. Parque Municipal Gabriel Coll Dalmau

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Municipal Park Gabriel coll dalmau is a park belonging to the city of Tranquility. Perfect to enjoy with family, it is located in the tranquil setting between Matsuyama and September 18th Boulevard. It is currently a green area with children's play facilities, barbecue facilities and leisure trails. There are one and a half months, national rodeo championship qualifiers and rodeo performances.

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4. Iglesia Santa Inés

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The Church of Santa Inés is an old Catholic temple located at the intersection of Diego de Almagro and Matta streets, in the city of La Serena, Chile. It was declared a National Monument of Chile, in the category of Historical Monument, through Decree No. 933, of November 24, 1977, and since 2010 it houses a cultural center dedicated to religious heritage.

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5. Museo de Historia Regional Presidente Gabriel González Videla

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The Gabriel González Videla Historical Museum is located at the edge of the Plaza de Armas of the city of La Serena and pays a tribute of the hometown of the former president of Chile, Gabriel González Videla and also shows permanent exhibitions, among which works by works of Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró.

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6. Iglesia Santo Domingo

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The Iglesia de Santo Domingo is a Catholic church at 235 Gregorio Cordovez Street, between Manuel Antonio Matta and Pedro Pablo Muñoz streets, in the historic quarter of La Serena, Chile. It was declared a National Monument of Chile on May 16, 2001.

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7. Casa de las Palmeras

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Palm Tree House is a house owned by Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral. Located on the avenue of Francisco de aguirre in La Serena commune, behind which is the regional library of Gabriela mistral. It was declared a historical monument in 1990.

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8. Francisco de Aguirre

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Francisco de aguirre Avenue, also known as Alameda de la serena, is an avenue in the Chilean city of La serena and is listed as the main passage to it. Its name comes from Spanish captain Francisco de aguirre, who rebuilt the city in 1549.

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9. Faro Monumental La Serena

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The Monumental Lighthouse of La Serena is a Chilean lighthouse located at the Avenida del Mar of La Serena. The structure is one of the most representative of the city and one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area.

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