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Plaza de Armas, Ancud
(3.4/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Sit and take a break from your day's activities at Plaza de Armas, a small but bustling central square that regularly hosts a craft bazaar. Overlooked by the town hall, the square displays a collection of mythological Chilote sculptures in the central gazebo, echoing a similar collection in the nearby regional museum (located one block south). The city's tourist information office also sits on the south side of the square. Plan your Plaza de Armas visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ancud using our Ancud vacation generator.
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  • was a plaza more had no added charm that was used by young people as a skateboarding Park, which lost all attraction
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  • It is a very nice place. He has sculptures representing several of the legends (and myths) of the island. It is not a place that crowded so you can take it quietly and stop to observe the details of those sculptures that give a quite original touch to the square.
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  • no interest in crossing the island of Chiloé to visit the city of ancud on the so-called "main" square plaza of armas... maybe days carnivals otherwise property of other interests on the island of Chiloé and for walkers of the not too difficult treks
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  • Place very well maintained, with sculptures in stone cancagua with the mythological of Chiloé Island
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  • After remodeling the Plaza de Armas of Ancud it took new life. This square also do various events the week days including local music by speakerphone, crafts and foods of the area. Near the square is the Museum of Ancud, which I recommend to visit without fail.
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  • Traditional main square. Now there are several Sandwich. NAMI
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  • Cute place with mythological sculptures
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  • Linda plaza