Really smelly and full of dog pooh everywhere. Even in gardens around the palace. Police fences everywhere. Highly do not recommend this place
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A must. Located in downtown, famous for its bombing during the military coup in 1973. There is statues of former Chile's presidents in front of it, including Salvador Allende , the most visited one.
Seldom would any army in the world bombed their own presidential office! Did Salvador Allende commit suicide or was he murdered? Do not miss the great art exhibition that takes place here from time to time, it's free if you come before noon. The giant...More
To be honest I just saw the outside, but it is a must see place, after all, is where the government stays. A beautifull building, easy to come, with La Moneda subway station almost in front of the palace.
Although it is possible to organize a tour of La Moneda on their website, it is somewhat complicated and requires a lot of information and advance planning. The vast majority will simply view the building from the south (Plaza de la Ciudadania) or the north...More
La Moneda palace is an amazing place with tons of history everywhere. If you want to visit the interior you must fill an online form at least two weeks before the visit (if there's availability they'll send you a confirmation email and provide a guide...More
Before visiting the Government Palace, my wife and I learned about the violent history of this former Mint Building. There was a violent military coup that overthrew Salvadore Allende's government. Incredibly, this coup included the bombing of the government palace by the Chilean military. The...More
Took a cab and paid over $50. (US currency) to travel to and from the airport. A lot of money and no changing of the guard like the Hotel clerk told me there would be. BUT, I am really glad I went and checked it...More