Tourist Sites of Interest
This northern Chilean land is considered one of the most important archeological zones in the area due to the geoglyphs of the Pintados. Also the historic Spanish club is located here; one can enjoy the mural size paintings of Don Quixote, a literary fictional character by Don Miguel de Cervantes. Not only is Iquique rich in history but also enjoys a strong and vital economy and is blessed with warm beaches.
This Island is famous for its famous native statues:
Robinson Crusoe Island:
This island was named after Daniel Defoe’s literary character,
Robinson Crusoe. Defoe
The island is great for walking and hiking due to its hilliness. However,
Vina del Mar and Valparaiso
Vina Del Mar, also known as the Garden City is a city with beautiful beaches, modern hotels, fancy restaurants and fashionable bars. This is Chile's most luxurious resort town, attracting an interesting mix of visitors from all over the world. The beautiful park Quinta Vergara, which has an amphitheater, is located in Vina. The amphitheater has hosted famous Latin singers such as Julio Iglesias and Chayanne. There is also Museo de Bellas Artes (Museum of Beautiful Arts), and the casino, built in 1930 and set amidst beautiful gardens.
Neighboring Vina del Mar is Valparaiso, Chile's oldest port. It translated into the Valley of Paradise. Valparaiso is an important port for Chile’s fishing industry and has been home of famous figures such as Pablo Neruda, a famous Chilean Nobel literary prize winner.