Salitrera Santa Laura, Iquique
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Step back in time at Salitrera Santa Laura one of only two remaining saltpetre production complexes, and a remnant of a once-booming industry in Chile. The “nitrate town” is a World Heritage Monument, which remains untouched since production halted in the early 20th century. Visit the large pinewood structure that witnessed the thousands of laborers working in the harsh surroundings of the Atacama, one of the driest deserts in the world. Learn about the mining and extracting processes, and view the photos and relics from the industry’s “Golden Age.” Plan your Salitrera Santa Laura visit and explore what else you can see and do in Iquique using our Iquique tour planner.
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Te lleva a muchos años atrás, y uno se conecta con el pasado de manera inmediata, está bien conservado, espacioso, no lo recomiendo para días en los que haya mucho calor.Takes you to many years ago, and one is connected with the past immediately, it is well-maintained, spacious, I do not recommend it for days where there are very hot.show original
Es inevitable imaginar como vivían y trabajaban. Existen buenos indicios de la época, les recomiendo ir acompañado de un guía, en lo particular, contratamos Magical Tour y estuvo muy bueno. El lugar e... read more »It is inevitable to imagine how they lived and worked. There is good evidence of the time, I recommend you to be accompanied by a guide, in particular, we hire Magical Tour and it was very good. The place is beautiful, serene and invites the imagination. I recommend you take a good hat, glasses, sunscreen and water.show original
Visita imprescindible para conocer esta parte de la historia de Chile. Lamentablemente fue recuperada y es patrimonio luego de varias décadas y se nota. Urge mantención y cuidado de este lugar.Visit essential for this part of the history of Chile. Unfortunately it was recovered and is heritage after several decades and it shows. Urgent maintenance and care of this place.show original
Cristián CarterVery special place, has a rich history... I highly recommend it.show original
Sebastian donoso gomezBeautifulshow original
Celsy Sanabriaexcellent!show original
Christian CYVery nice... Preferredshow original
Joaquin Garcia ToledoNice place, but runtime is already quick to navigate... But smell the history in place!show original
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