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Monumento al Ovejero, Coyhaique

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A city landmark, Monumento al Ovejero is a granite monument depicting a shepherd walking with his herd of sheep, a horse, and a dog. Throughout history, shepherds traditionally served as the pillars of local community, and their herds provided a major source of income for the entire region. Take your camera along and mount the horse or one of the sheep for a fantastic photo opportunity. To visit Monumento al Ovejero and other attractions in Coyhaique, use our Coyhaique vacation route planner.
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Where to stay in Coyhaique

Most options remain close to the river on the western side of town, where you can find a range of hotels and guesthouses. For a slightly more refined experience, look for resort-style accommodations with pools and onsite restaurants. Alternatively, consider staying at one of a handful of campgrounds in and around town.
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  • Nothing to write home about. It is a nice sheep farmer monument. There are a handful throughout chile though... took away from experience.  more »
  • You have to go see the ovejero statues here in Coyhaique. A lot of poeple who come to Coyhaique get a picture done with them. They recently re-did the whole park and it is really nice. Your kids will ...  more »
  • The horseback ovejero (sheep worker caring for a pack of sheep and lambs) is very typical of Coyhaique. Because of traffic it is harder to get in beside the sculpture. The monument was donated to Coyh...  more »
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  • Cute monument
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  • Starting with this monument and following the route by Baquedano, there are several other attractions to visit. The place is well maintained and is a must in the region!
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  • Obviously changing the landscape, removed green areas by large paved areas.
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  • Cute monument
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  • Linda plaza and cute monument, all very clean and tidy.
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