Famous Tourist Attractions in Chile
Famous Chilean Landmarks to Know During Your Vacation in Chile
Chile is a beautiful country with plenty of tourist attractions that can satisfy the most exigent of travelers. There are exotic places like the Isla de Pascua with its mysterious and enormous Moais, which keep on marveling its visitors until today; charming traditional little towns like Castro in Chiloe Island; trekking paradises for hiking enthusiasts like the Torres del Paine National Park in the far south corner of the country; or amazing volcanoes like Volcán Villarrica near the lovely tourist resort of Pucón. In this Hub you will find photos of five of the most important Chilean landmarks that everyone traveling to Chile should visit.
Torres del Paine National Park - Patagonia - Chile
Torres del Paine National Park lies in the south part of Chile just 112km north of Puerto Natales. The National park is a popular trekking destination for travelers from all around the world. Hiking around Torres del Paine rewards the tourist with incredible views of large glaciers, vertical granitic peaks, lakes, and impressive falls. Without doubt, Torres del Paine is a true landmark of the Chilean Patagonia.
Isla de Pascua - Chile
The Easter Island is a Chilean island located in the southern Polynesia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The island is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Chile thanks to its beautiful scenery and the mystery of its enormous statues. These statues, called Moais, and almost the entire Island are protected within the Rapa Nui national park.
San Pedro de Atacama
San Pedro de Atacama is a town situated in the Antofagasta region in northern Chile. The town is a perfect gateway to explore the incredible landscapes of the region. Places like El Valle de la Luna, El salar de Atacama, the geysers of El Tatio, or the Miscanti lagoon are the most popular excursions of San Pedro.
Volcán Villarica - Lake Sector
Villarrica National Park lies 30km northeast of the popular tourist center of Pucon in north Patagonia. The principal attraction of the park is the perfect snow covered cone of Villarrica Volcano. Despite its continuing activity, Volcán Villarrica is perhaps the most climbed summit in Chile.
Chiloé Island is located in southern Chile over the Pacific Ocean and belongs to the Los Lagos Region. The town of Castro the capital of Chiloé shows interesting examples of corrugated iron buildings and wooden architecture typical the Island. The Cathedral is a clear example of this distinctive construction style.
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