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Address: Alameda, Santiago 9170007, Chile
Phone Number:
+56 2 2598 5100
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The center of Chile's history, this presidential palace is a beautiful...

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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La Moneda has an intersting past. The building has stood the test of time. It is well maintained and well protected. Hard to photograph it as it is so huge....did not have a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

La Moneda has an intersting past. The building has stood the test of time. It is well maintained and well protected. Hard to photograph it as it is so huge....did not have a chance to go underground....

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

a shame to have the statue of the worst ever Chilean president! I lived those years there, and was the worst disaster ever in Chile!

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quite a plain neo classical building completed in the early 19th century Been centre of a number of dramatic past political events Changing of the guards occurs every to days & adds to the quality of the visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We got off the bus and walked around and saw these grand government buildings with flags flying. Nothing too amazing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to the side across from the giant flag you can access a lower level plaza on either side where there are free toilets. I thought this would be useful since free toilets are hard to find (not that they are expensive). The palace is nice but you can only get an exterior view. If possible, try to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll recommend you take the free walking tour from Plaza de Armes and learn more of the history surrounding this palace, but for now - make sure you look for, and ask about, the bullet-hole under the left eye of the statue. Fyi during my visit there was a Picasso exhibition at the gallery underneath. You have to enter the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must admit that I did expect this building to be more interesting and impressive but it is what it is. Don't expect a Whitehouse-style building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited from the outside as I dont think you can visit inside through the FREE walking tours that leave at1 0am and 3pm from plaza de Armes they have Waldo tshirts. Was great

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Remember, If you would like to visit inside the La Moneda you have to make reservation online. Well worth it if you are interested in history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This occurs at 10am every other day. But check online before you go for your date . Some of the reviews here are now out of date. Impressive ceremony, marked slight from a photographers point of view by roaming stars dogs. West side of viewing area is my recommended place to stand.

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