Gabriela Mistral House and Museum, Vicuna

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Learn more about the life of one of Chile’s most prominent political, social, and literary figures with a visit to Gabriela Mistral House and Museum. Gabriela Mistral was a poet, feminist, and educator, and also the first Latin-American woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, back in 1945. Displays of Mistral’s personal belongings, manuscripts, unfinished works, book collection, and awards all combine at the museum--her birthplace--to give visitors a picture of the life she lived. Be aware that all information here is written in Spanish, so take a phrase book along. Planning Vicuna trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • The Museum is small and entertaining, but I think presentable that a Museum of a global personality is not enabled for tourists from other languages. Minimum should be all the texts in English and it's all in Spanish without any facilities for foreign tourists. Very bad there the municipality, which I understand is who depends on this attraction.
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  • Beautiful place in form and content; architecture in harmony with the climate and geography with the Valley; Nice to see also that kept the building where was born Gabriela (Lucila). He managed to connect for the first time with his life and work, I was thrilled and loved it. A pleased see something for the heritage rescue.
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  • The owner of a craft post recommended us to go, and it was much more than expected. Well maintained, large, with lots of history. Cute!
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  • Beautiful set spacious museum with flowing exhibition about the writers life work and heritage. By the way, she named "El Salvador the thumb of the Americas" : ))
  • Good to visit to learn some history.
  • Simple but interesting information about a great pioneer woman
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  • Well recreated home of poet
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Backpacker-friendly hostels sit alongside pristine boutique hotels in Vicuna, with sculpted gardens and swimming pools as added bonuses. South of the river and on the outskirts of town, you can find larger, pricier resorts with luxury facilities and services. Highway 41 offers good access to the wineries of the region, with some boasting rustic rooms for rent.
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