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Templo Votivo de Maipu, Santiago
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History and architecture enthusiasts love Templo Votivo de Maipu, a grandiose church built in honor of Our Lady Carmen and Bernardo O'Higgins, a 19th-century Chilean independence leader. The church was commissioned in the 1940s as part of a nationwide competition to devise a new national monument and mark O'Higgins' efforts in Chile's independence. Use our Santiago vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Templo Votivo de Maipu and other attractions in Santiago.
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  • The day I put the cross over the temple was spectacular management, then all the ceremonies are made with dances and songs and seems beautiful, very spacious and walking enough.
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  • Outside the religious theme, it is always good to know a place through its history linked to triumphs of independence, in addition to long-standing religious festivals of Quasimodo, and other traditions. In this sense it is a place that should be known by that value it is important to keep the memory and idiosyncrasies of a country
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  • Is easy to get there by the subway.This Temple has an amazing architecture. "Del Carmen" museum is really cheap, so you can take a look about the story of Chile Independence and also about the Temple....  more »
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  • historical Temple of Maipú
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  • An icon of Maipú
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  • On the day of the anniversary of the death of don Bernardo O'higgins, October 24, 1974, surrenders to the country national sanctuary of Maipú fulfilling the vote that the people and authorities of Santiago made on 14 March 1818 and subsequently Director Supreme Don Bernardo O'Higgins did his.
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  • At the National Shrine of Maipú held masses, you can climb to the lookout by lifts and see the history of the temple. Articles related to the Catholic religion as souvenirs or biblical texts are finally available.
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