Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Arica, Chile


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.1 km
Ascend 113 m
Descend 126 m

Explore Arica in Chile with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Arica

Sight 1: Casa Yanulaque

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Casa Yanulaque Jorge Chata / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Casa Yanulaque is a historical building located in the Chilean city of Arica, in the corner of 18 de Septiembre and General Lagos streets. It is owned by the Peruvian State as part of the 1929 Treaty of Lima, and currently houses its consulate-general.

Wikipedia: Casa Yanulaque (EN)

730 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Casa Bolognesi

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Casa Bolognesi Dan Lundberg / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Casa Bolognesi, also known as the Casa de la Respuesta, is a historical building owned by the Peruvian State located in Arica, Chile. It is the site of a meeting that preceded the Battle of Arica during the War of the Pacific.

Wikipedia: Casa Bolognesi (EN)

140 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Catedral San Marcos

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The Cathedral of San Marcos is the main church of Arica, located in the center of that city in northern Chile, at 170 Bolognesi Street, in front of Plaza Colón, between San Marcos and 7 de Junio streets.

Wikipedia: Catedral de San Marcos de Arica (ES)

361 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Gabriela Mistral

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Gabriela Mistral

Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, known by her pseudonym Gabriela Mistral, was a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator, and Catholic. She was a member of the Secular Franciscan Order or Third Franciscan order. She was the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945, "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 image is featured on the 5,000 Chilean peso banknote.

Wikipedia: Gabriela Mistral (EN)

1916 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 5: Faro Península Alacrán

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The Peninsula Alacrán Lighthouse is a lighthouse belonging to the lighthouse network of Chile. It is located on the Scorpion Peninsula in the city of Arica. Uninhabited lighthouse.

Wikipedia: Faro Península Alacrán (ES)


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