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The center of Chile's history, this presidential palace is a beautiful building that occupies an entire city block on downtown Santiago.
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Moneda S/N, Santiago 9170007, Chile
+56 2 2690 4000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place. Very interesting. There are a lot of other oficial buildings around. We saw protest demonstration. Very peacefull.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank alionam981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off this is the only way I could find to contact TA that when I attempted to place a review of the latest wonderful exhibition in the Centro Cultural La Moneda I get a pop up statement saying my 2018 review is being published.....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

Make sure your walking tour of Santiago passes by here. When we were there it was quite highly barricaded off but you can still get the flavour of the building even behind the metal work!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Y8689CIdebbiew
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Palacio de La Moneda (Palace of La Moneda) Commonly known as La Moneda, it is the seat of the President of the Republic of Chile. It also houses the Ministry of Interior and Public Security, the General Secretariat of the Presidency, the General Secretariat of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank SushKhera
Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

We went on a Sunday, and it was blocked off with barricades out to the street. I don’t know if that’s normal, but you couldn’t get close to the building (my photos are from the closest vantage points). Pretty building, with a giant Chilean flag...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank HuntingtonBeachRich
Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

This place holds a lot of history and also, as is the presidential palace you can get to see the change of guard that is very colorful and impressive. Also, lots of museums and cool restaurants on the premises

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank claudiast
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

The changing of the guard at La Moneda is a cant miss experience when in Santiago. You’ll need to get there at least 30 minutes early if you want a front row vantage point from which to take your photographs and videos. Otherwise, the crowd...More

Date of experience: September 2019
132  Thank kanemochi
Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

To see inside you must register online on the website if La Moneda, but it’s worth the trip to see outside too. The front side toward the Alameda has two pleasant reflection pools. The back side toward the Plaza de la Constitution is where the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank S6103EVdavidr
Reviewed July 18, 2019

"Quite impressive" was the spectacle of the guard-change ceremony involving a sizeable contingent of foot soldiers (with rifles on one side of their bodies), about ten mounted soldiers (with rifles across their backs & lances in their hands) and a music band playing some lively...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Myo M
Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

A very super imposing building. Well kept. We cannot get in and will have to be satisfied with the outside view.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from DGY-Eaglescliffe | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Beatriz A | Reviewed this property |
An hour and a half approximately
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Response from June11406 | Reviewed this property |
Our guide took us to La Moneda around 10 AM and we saw the ceremony quite well. May depend on the time of year - we were there in December. I'm sure the tourist info office would know.