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An Introduction to Temuco


Temuco, an important commercial center of South Chile, is a juxtaposition of indigenous markets and modern architecture. The Mapuche culture is still very much visible and you can have the best experience of it at the central market. With a car rental, you can quickly reach the city center which is home to main squares, markets and the cathedral. With a host of restaurants and bars, exciting shopping centers and a glitzy casino, Temuco is a good option for a holiday.

Fascinating Attractions to Visit in Temuco :

  • Mount Ñielol - Just five blocks from the commercial center, this is a great vantage point from where you can enjoy the picturesque views of the city.
  • Aníbal Pinto - The main square features a beautiful landscaped area with trees and gardens. Watch the Monument to Araucanía and visit the amphitheater and art galleries.
  • The Pablo Neruda National Railway Museum - The remodeled yard is a national historical monument that exhibits ancient locomotives of the city. The Manager’s Office now operates as an art gallery.
  • Monumento Natural Cerro Ñielol - Sitting among 90 hectares of forest, the hill offers a small lagoon, a park with picnic sites, footpaths and hiking trails.
  • Museo Regional de La Araucanía - This is a vibrant regional museum housed in a frontier-style building. It holds exhibitions relating to the history of Araucanían people.

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