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Casa de Isla Negra, Isla Negra

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Built on a rocky headland overlooking the ocean, Casa de Isla Negra commemorates the life and work of this world-famous poet. The residence features a ship-like interior and a number of eccentric collections, including a huge number of shells in the "Under the Sea" room. Watch the short video about Neruda's life in the lobby. Walk under the low ceilings, through narrow passageways, and across the creaking wooden floors of the rooms decorated with ship figureheads, maps, ships in bottles, masks, and wooden carvings from all over the world. See the huge tusk of a narwhal, which Neruda brought from Norway. Enter the master bedroom, and notice how the bed faces windows with a clear view of the ocean. Neruda lived in the house with his third wife, and the claim that this was his favorite residence is supported by the fact that both spouses were buried here. For Casa de Isla Negra and beyond, use our Isla Negra travel itinerary maker to get the most from your Isla Negra vacation.
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  • Place not to be missed! I went with my wife and my little 3-year-old daughter, the three were amazed with mysticism, magic and charm of the House. We were amazed that each object in the House and the location of these have a history and a because. The only thing that slightly altered the visit is that my little daughter wanted to touch each place jajaj object, a "small great detail", amazing place and the restaurants surrounding it are another major attraction
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  • You can not miss it if you travel to Chile, it is a unique place, your bedroom with a divine view of the Pacifico.Muy well the Organization of the Museum, it is really worth it. Highly recommended.
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  • You can not let go. It is a wonder the guided tour. Very interesting. The view is great to the bouncy lunch in the small restaurant. Comi trout scampi sauce. We were about 100 km from Valparaíso. And the fantastic route.
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  • Lovely place. What a view and nice exhibition. Minus on the audio tour though. One should have a live guide at a poets museum...
  • I didn't like audioguías that much but I enjoyed a lot the house and it's decorations. Neruda lived a very interesting life and you should go to his last house to know a little more about him. It's expensive to enter it.
  • Magical setting to the life and works of one of humanity's literary champions. All collected items hold some sort of spiritual presence. Especially blown away by the collection of sea shells.
  • Poet Pablo Neruda's house museum in the beach town of Isla Negra. The place it's lovely: the enormous collection of art, artefacts and furniture. The view of the beach and the garden are beautiful and the restaurant in the museum offers a nice variety of delicious sea food and fish. My only dislike is that if you'd like to learn about Pablo Neruda's work or his life as a politician there's nothing. So it works great for a day out at the beach, visit the house of a Nobel Prize winner and have a tasty lunch with a great view. But if you wanted to learn about his poetry or his legacy as a politician, try the library!
  • The design is really nice, you will be able to identify the different scenarios in this house.