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20 Nov 2018
“Former Home of the National Congress”
12 Apr 2019
Inaugurated in 1901 by President Federico Errázuriz Echaurren, this was the meeting site for the National Congress. Today this national monument, with its neoclassical French designs and Corinthian order columns along with its gorgeous gardens is...more
Compania y Catedral, Santiago, Chile
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On our walking tour of old Santiago we passed this building and it had all our cameras clicking. It's brilliant white façade and manicured gardens make it a worthwhile stop to take some photos. Not far from Plaza de Armas, it's easy to access.
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Inaugurated in 1876 and rebuilt after a fire in 1895, this neoclassical building with magnificent Corinthian columns was used by the Chilean National Congress until 1973. While an enduring symbol of national pride, the grounds have a somber side. The eastern section of the
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Nice building with a beautiful park around it. It is visible from outside, but you can visit only through reservation. Not worth a visit unless you are around the area already
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Recent reviewers here are wrong when they say tourists cannot go inside. We did a tour on July 13th, 2018, with prior reservations. We made the reservations through e-mail contact, protocolostgo@senado.cl, and protocolo2@senado.cl. Paula was a great guide!
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The Ex Congresso Nacional was completed in 1876 and was nearly destroyed in 1895. Subsequently, the building was restored to it previous grandeur. Historically speaking, this is one of the most important buildings in all of Chile, for it was here that the legislature met for
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