Red House (Casa Colorada), Santiago
(3.9/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Admire the colonial Red House (Casa Colorada), an 18th-century home that now houses the city museum. Built in 1769, the house features a clay-tiled roof, balconied windows, and red-hued walls, which make a fine example of colonial architecture. Walk through the two large courtyards to get to the museum, which occupies five of the house's rooms and contains artifacts dating from pre-Columbian times to the present day. Our Santiago vacation trip planner makes visiting Red House (Casa Colorada) and other Santiago attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This cottage in the Centre of Santiago stands out for its facade and be a classical sample of the architecture of the period of the colony in the city of Santiago. Interesting to get to know and make guided visit it.
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  • Visiting the Red House back to the past, where the houses had large spaces. A patio central surrounded of plants. The Red House is a faithful representative of the architecture of the colony.
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  • Excellent Museum, great architecture and a complete exhibition of the history of the city, must visit!
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  • The Casa Colorada owes its name to that in 1888, the façade was covered with a natural red dye. The distinguished owner "conquest Conde don Mateo de Toro y Zambrano" ordered its construction in 1769 the Portuguese master Joseph de la Vega. 10 years it delayed its construction and its structure broke with architectural era cannons, since it was the first House of two floors which in its facade of brick on the ground floor, covered it stones
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  • Important place, should hurry in the works for its total opening to the public and tourists. It is an important focus of the historical heritage of Chile.
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  • The Red House is a construction company!
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