Top 15 Church Sights in Chile

    Start your walk at Churches of Chiloé
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    Churches of Chiloé
    Architectural phenomenon in the Americas

    The Churches of Chiloé in Chile's Chiloé Archipelago are a unique architectural phenomenon in the Americas, and one of the most prominent styles of Chilota architecture. Unlike classical Spanish colonial architecture, the churches of Chiloé are made entirely in native timber with extensive use of wood shingles. The churches were…Read more

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    Iglesia de San Francisco, Santiago de Chile
    National monument of Chile

    The San Francisco Church is a Franciscan church on Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, in the downtown of Santiago de Chile. The church, along with the adjacent convent, is one of the oldest colonial-era buildings in the country.…Read more

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    St. Mark's Cathedral, Arica
    Church in Arica, Chile

    The St. Mark's Cathedral also called Arica Cathedral It is a Catholic church that is located in the city of Arica in the far north of Chile. The building was commissioned by the government of Peruvian President José Balta to the workshops of the French Gustave Eiffel and…Read more

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    Church of San Pedro de Atacama
    National monument of Chile

    The Church of San Pedro de Atacama is a Catholic church in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. Constructed during the Spanish colonial period, it is reportedly the second oldest church in Chile. Indigenous adobe material was used in the church's construction, whose appearance is characterized as simple and elegant.…Read more

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    Church of San Francisco, Castro
    National monument of Chile

    The Church of San Francisco , located on one side of the Plaza de Armas of Castro, Chile, is the main Catholic church of Chiloé’s capital. It has a surface area of 1,404 m2, a width of 52m and a height of 27m. The dome above the church's presbytery is…Read more

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    Church of San Juan Bautista, Dalcahue
    Dalcahue

    The Church of San Juan Bautista de San Juan de Coquihuil is a Roman Catholic church located in the Chilean hamlet of San Juan, commune of Dalcahue in Chiloé Island. Commonly referred to as «Church of San Juan» —Spanish: Iglesia de San Juan—, is within the Diocese of Ancud;…Read more

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    Iglesia San Agustín, Chile
    Santiago de Chile

    Iglesia de San Agustín — Our Lady of Grace, commonly known as Church of St Augustine or Templo de San Agustín, is owned by the Order of Saint Augustine. It is a Catholic church, located in downtown Santiago de Chile, Chile.…Read more

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    Iglesia de la Matriz
    National monument of Chile

    The Iglesia de La Matriz del Salvador is a church in the city of Valparaíso, Chile. Located in the heart of the port district of the city, surrounded by cobblestone streets and houses it has a historical importance in the city and was declared a National Monument of…Read more

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    Church of Santa María de Loreto, Achao
    Church

    The Church of Santa María de Loreto de Achao is a Roman Catholic church located in Quinchao Island's largest town, Achao. Often referred to as «Church of Achao» —Spanish: Iglesia de Achao—, is within the Diocese of Ancud, and was built around 1740 when Chiloé Archipelago was still a…Read more

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    Santo Domingo Church, Santiago de Chile
    National monument of Chile

    The Santo Domingo Church is a Domenican church in the historical downtown of Santiago de Chile. It is located at the corner of Santo Domingo Street and 21 de Mayo Street. The main body of the church is built in ashlar masonry. The bell towers are constructed of clay…Read more

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    Iglesia de la Divina Providencia
    National monument of Chile

    The Iglesia de la Divina Providencia is a church in Santiago, Chile. It is administered by the Sisters of Providence.…Read more

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    Lemuy Island
    Island in Chile

    Lemuy Island is an island in Chiloé Archipelago, Chile, off the eastern coast of Chiloé Island.…Read more

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    Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, Dalcahue
    National monument of Chile

    The Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores de Dalcahue is a Catholic church located in the Plaza de Armas of the town of Dalcahue, on Chiloé Island, Chile.…Read more

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    Church of Quinchao
    Church

    The Iglesia de Quinchao is located in the village of Quinchao, in the Chiloé Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile. It is one of the main stops on a pilgrimage path on Chiloé.…Read more

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    Plaza Yungay
    Square

    Plaza Yungay is a square located in Barrio Yungay, an historical neighborhood of Santiago, Chile, located at the western limits of the commune of Santiago. The plaza is the home of a monument commemorating the end of Chile's War of the Confederation against the Peruvian and Bolivian confederation, and…Read more

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