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Monitor Huascar, Talcahuano

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Stepping aboard the floating museum known as Monitor Huascar provides an important look at Chile's maritime history. Originally built by the British in 1864, this ship saw battle in the War of the Pacific, fought between Peru and Chile. Having captured the vessel during the war, Chileans turned it into a museum dedicated to fallen soldiers. Take a tour of the ship's compartments and learn about one of the most significant battles fought in this part of the world. Arrange to visit Monitor Huascar and other attractions in Talcahuano using our Talcahuano tourist route planner.
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  • Very good panorama to go on family and know a little more than the history of chile. It can go with children of 4 years to above.
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  • To those who like history good place to explore. Special for families. The cost of entry is accessible to all. Good ride.
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  • A nice opportunity to learn about the history. This ubicadi in the grounds of the Navy with beautiful gardens and the boat is in excellent condition
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  • Beautiful place. Highly recommended
  • Such an old Peruvian battleship captured by Chilean navy in the 1800's, actually is a beautiful museum that commemorates the Iquique naval battle and the internationally acknowledged heroism of Captain Arturo Prat and his men who died at the main deck during battle, a "must to visit" being in Talcahuano
  • This is a have to visit place if you go to Concepción.
  • Hey luis barbaran, if the huascar in chile is xk Peruvians have always been cladodes and lost Giles... x that is not in peru... I'm clear... .are a few losers...
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  • Place historical, accessible and guided
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