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La Moneda

Alameda, Santiago 9170007, Chile
+56 2 2598 5100
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The center of Chile's history, this presidential palace is a beautiful building that occupies an entire city block on downtown Santiago.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Alameda, Santiago 9170007, Chile
+56 2 2598 5100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest I just saw the outside, but it is a must see place, after all, is where the government stays. A beautifull building, easy to come, with La Moneda subway station almost in front of the palace.

Thank PatriciaIezzi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it is possible to organize a tour of La Moneda on their website, it is somewhat complicated and requires a lot of information and advance planning. The vast majority will simply view the building from the south (Plaza de la Ciudadania) or the north...More

1  Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

La Moneda palace is an amazing place with tons of history everywhere. If you want to visit the interior you must fill an online form at least two weeks before the visit (if there's availability they'll send you a confirmation email and provide a guide...More

Thank Beatriz A
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Before visiting the Government Palace, my wife and I learned about the violent history of this former Mint Building. There was a violent military coup that overthrew Salvadore Allende's government. Incredibly, this coup included the bombing of the government palace by the Chilean military. The...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice place to visit. You can walk in to see nice garden inside. Nice plaza in the front. Tale a guide if possible.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I mean!! It's a classic thing to do while in Santiago. The guard is so fun to watch, and it doesn't take forever! It's beautiful and easy to attend.

Thank Fernanda T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Took a cab and paid over $50. (US currency) to travel to and from the airport. A lot of money and no changing of the guard like the Hotel clerk told me there would be. BUT, I am really glad I went and checked it...More

Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It was very touching for me to stand in front of the bust of president Salvador Allende.This place is definitely full of history!

Thank lucadambro
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We got to do a tour inside La Moneda and it was awesome! Saw important rooms and plazas and learned a little about the political history of Chile. Would recommend!

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is the building destroyed during the military coup in the mid 1970's. It is secured by a fence so you can only observe and not walk in the plaza. Be sure and check whether whether the changing occurs on an even or an odd...More

Thank RusPat_704
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Gina D
4 May 2017|
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Response from June11406 | Reviewed this property |
Our guide took us to La Moneda around 10 AM and we saw the ceremony quite well. May depend on the time of year - we were there in December. I'm sure the tourist info office would know.
8 February 2017|
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Response from Steven G | Reviewed this property |
They change every other day at 10am.
19 December 2016|
Response from Ibrahim A | Reviewed this property |
The entrance from the back, and also from the south side of the building for lower museum.