Chillan Cathedral, Chillan

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#1 of 8 in Historic Sites in Biobio Region
Survey the idiosyncratic architecture of Chillan Cathedral, a cathedral built in the mid 19th century as a tribute to the almost 6,000 lives lost in the massive 1939 earthquake that devastated the city of Chillán. The 11 parabolic arcs that adorn the structure act as thoroughly modernist, emblematic, and striking features of the church, built to represent prayer and interwoven hands. Head inside to see how natural light seeps in throughout the length of the church. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Chillan fast, fun, and easy.
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  • The only church that one knows immediately is surely the Cathedral of Chillán, in front of the square is a must-see for visitors to the city. Giant Church along with the typical cross, symbol of the city.
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  • You can't go to Chillan without passing by the Cathedral, is the typical postcard of the city, is across from the plaza de armas, which is a nice place to stroll with children to know.
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  • It is a very new construction, even if it's just to look at it, there's nothing more, tours or sales related. The icon of Chillán.
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  • Nice place. Unfortunately outside is full of cables that prevent a clear view of the Cathedral.
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  • The Cathedral of Chillán is a modern construction built in the year 1941 two years after the earthquake of the year 1939, undoubtedly is one of the tourist attractions more important and postal forced when you pass by this city.
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  • The service of our Catholic Church have a wake is good.
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Where to stay in Chillan

Look east of the main O'Higgins thoroughfare for the greatest concentration of accommodations available in Chillan. Some upscale hotels flank grand boulevards, offering various facilities and extras, including pools, spas, and restaurants. Smaller boutique options offer some of the most stylish rooms in town, while simple family-run guesthouses provide budget-friendly options. You can also look farther out of town to the region's ski resorts and remote eco-lodges, providing a wealth of activities throughout the year, come snow or shine.
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