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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  • October 2, 2017
    Located in front of the plaza de armas of Chillan, I had the pleasure of entering this Cathedral, which has a spectacular roof, because it seems they are put super layers and give a very nice effect, the Cathedral is modern and without much decoration surcharge , and on the left side the chapel of the Holy Shrine which is pretty well.
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  • September 24, 2017
    It is Cathedral is one of the most famous things of Chillán. His form of hands praying, it is quite particular. The truth is that it is not very large but is quite nice. There's not much to do but like if someone goes around here, it is interesting to visit it.
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  • September 18, 2017
    the Cathedral is unique, beautiful front plaza de armas and close to all Mall very close to knowing.
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  • March 7, 2014
    Linda me gusto
  • February 22, 2013
    normal
  • July 23, 2017
    I'm not going of tourists to the Cathedral of Chillán. It is the House of prayer and encounter with Dios Padre, Dios Hijo, Holy Spirit God. It is the House of God which welcomes us at all times.
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  • June 1, 2017
    BEAUTIFUL WORK OF THE CITY... ICON OF CHILLAN... ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTY
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  • July 12, 2017
    I liked its structure, well painted on the outside...
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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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