10 Sights in Valdivia, Chile (with Map and Images)
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1. Museo Mauricio van de Maele (Casa Anwandter)
Museo Histórico y Antropológico Maurice van de Maele or is an anthropology and history museum in Valdivia run by Universidad Austral de Chile. The exhibitions at the museum deals with Mapuche and Huilliche culture and the German colonization of southern Chile. The museums exhibits collections of archaeological artifacts and also tools, toys, jewelry, textiles, ceramics and photo collection. The museum is named after Maurice van de Maele a Belgian amateur journalist, archaeologist and anthropologist who worked in Universidad Austral.
Wikipedia: Museo Histórico y Antropológico Maurice van de Maele (EN)
2. Castillo de San Pedro de Alcántara
The Castillo de San Pedro de Alcántara de Mancera or simply Castillo de Mancera is a historical monument located in the town of Isla Mancera, Los Ríos Region, Chile. This building was part of a network of defense infrastructure built in Valdivia in order to counter the attack of Indians, pirates, corsairs and foreign powers; the plans were made by Constantino Vasconcelos, major engineer of the navy, while its construction dates back to the period between 1675 and 1680.
Wikipedia: Castillo de San Pedro de Alcántara de Mancera (ES)
3. Castillo de la Pura y Limpia Concepción de Monfort de Lemus
The Castillo de Niebla, originally baptized in honor of the viceroy of Peru, the X Count of Lemos, as Castillo de la Pura y Limpia Concepción de Monforte de Lemos, also popularly known as Fuerte de Niebla, is a building located in the town of Niebla, commune of Valdivia, Chile. It is part of the fortified system built from the seventeenth century at the mouth of the Valdivia River by the Spanish conquerors.
Wikipedia: Castillo de la Pura y Limpia Concepción de Monfort de Lemus (ES)
4. Torreón del Barro
Torre ó npicarte, or Mud Tower, is a historic monument located in the city of Valdivia, in the river region, Pepper. Located in one of the ancient passages to the city-the road to the plain-and projected cinnamon beside the tower by engineer juan garland in 1768; Its execution was carried out by Governor Don Joaquin de espinoza and handed over to them in 1774.
5. Plaza de la República
The Plaza de la República is the official name given to the Plaza de Armas of the Chilean city of Valdivia, capital of the Los Ríos Region, in the south of the country. It is located in the urban center of the city, a few streets from the banks of the Calle-Calle River. It has the particularity of being the only square in Chile that bears this name.
6. Faro Morro Niebla
Fog Lighthouse, also known as Fog Lighthouse and Fog Lighthouse, is a lighthouse belonging to Chili Lighthouse Network. Located in the annex building of Fog Fort in river area. Figures from 1900 appear on the lighthouse door, when the structure was built by lever murphy and Co í a and assembled by engineers from the Chilean navy.
7. Simón Bolívar
Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios was a Venezuelan military and political leader who led what are currently the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Bolivia to independence from the Spanish Empire. He is known colloquially as El Libertador, or the Liberator of America.
8. Pedro de Valdivia
Pedro Gutiérrez de Valdivia or Valdiva was a Spanish conquistador and the first royal governor of Chile. After serving with the Spanish army in Italy and Flanders, he was sent to South America in 1534, where he served as lieutenant under Francisco Pizarro in Peru, acting as his second in command.
9. Museo de la Exploración Rudolph Amandus Philippi
Museo de la Exploración Rudolph Amandus Philippi is a museum in Valdivia run by Austral University of Chile. The exhibitions at the museum deals with the exploration of southern Chile, specially those made by the German naturalist Rodolfo Amando Philippi.
Wikipedia: Museo de la Exploración Rudolph Amandus Philippi (EN)
10. Catedral de Valdivia
The Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral Also Valdivia Cathedral Is the main Catholic church of the Valdivia diocese, built in the center of the homonymous city of Valdivia, in the South American country of Chile.
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