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Red House (Casa Colorada)

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Neighbourhood: Santa Lucia
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Address: Merced 860, Santiago, Chile
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This historic colonial home houses the Museo de Santiago, an informative...

This historic colonial home houses the Museo de Santiago, an informative look into the city's history.

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It tells story.

It tells story that in place noise heard.... without explanation. Important house localed steps from the main square of Santiago it is a small place very well preserved... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 June 2016
Chiristian P
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Santiago, Chile
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

THIS PLACE IS A VERY IMPORTANT PLACE IN SANTIAGO, is a national monumento, is protecting for the goverment, like a very historical place. has beautifull structure , for me is a must see, por turist, interesting in culture, and history of the cities,

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

My wife and I walked all around this building trying to find a way inside and to tour the Museum of the City of Santiago. We were finally able to get inside when someone came out of the main door on Merced Street. This building is within a block of the Plaza de Armas. The building is very old and... More 

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Santiago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Interesting place in the middle of the Santiago jungle to imagine how Colonial era was in Chile. Beauty classical architecture from 200 years ago.

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Thank AbeBi
Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Casa Colorada housed the Museo de Santiago, but has been closed these last few years. I'd like to know what plans are being made for it, as it's one of the few remaining historic buildings in Santiago and deserves to be seen. The five stars are based on its historical importance.

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Thank MilesCF
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Place is great, but he information you received is too basic. Not always is open and there are some spaces closed.

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Thank Alejandro E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

It tells story that in place noise heard.... without explanation. Important house localed steps from the main square of Santiago it is a small place very well preserved , worth a visit.

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Thank Chiristian P
Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The Casa Colorada is a beautiful colonial house in the great neighborhood of old historical Santiago. Not alone in the area, it is one of the prettiest house in the area. Very close to the Plaza De Armas, it is really worth walking by and take a few photos!

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

You can't miss to see this beautiful palace when you visit Santiago de Chile, it is right downtown next to Plaza de Armas.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

You don't come to Santiago to see colonial buildings: most fell victem to earthquakes or fires. This building and San Francisco church are almost all there is. But it is in a very interesting neighborhood near Cerro Santa Lucia and has craft shops around it, so if you are wandering about the area, give it a look.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Shows the History of Santiago through many dioramas carved in wood, made by the great Master Zerreitug. Really impressive, must go there.

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