Things to Do in Punta Arenas, Chile

Overlooking the Strait of Magellan in Chile, Punta Arenas is an enticing city with a fascinating history.

Located in the southern region of Patagonia, almost on the very tip of Chile, Punta Arenas is often used as a base for adventurous excursions.

Spend time in the city and you can uncover an intriguing city. Punta Arenas’ streets are woven with opulent mansions of former wool traders, a collection of museums, and delicious local eateries.

Plaza Muñoz Gamero

The plaza is looked over by a bronze statue of Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer noted for heading up the Spanish voyage to the East Indies in 1519.


Palacio Sara Braun

The Palacio Sara Braun is a popular tourist attraction and cultural center, featuring beautiful architecture, elegant furnishings, and a fascinating history.


Museo del Recuerdo

The Museo del Recuerdo, or Museum of Remembrance, is an open-air museum where you can learn about the heritage of the local agricultural industry.


Nao Victoria Museum

Here you can explore an accurate recreation of the original ship and learn all about the details of the historic journey.


Lord Lonsdale shipwreck

Lord Lonsdale found its way across the hundreds of miles of ocean to reach its final resting place thanks to a deal to sell the ship to a trading company.


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