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Ranked #1 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Mysterious Sites; Valleys

In Elqui Valley there are a number of small towns. One of the most popular is Pisco del Elqui (around 70km from La Serena). This is an amazing place, it is very dry and desert... more »

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Ranked #2 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
Owner description: By four generations we have lived and worked together with our horses. Come to live an experience riding or participate in... more » Owner description: By four generations we have lived and worked together with our horses. Come to live an experience riding or participate in traditional activities and enjoy the countryside in the Valle del Elqui, in day and night. Join us as we visited those from countries around the world and cities of Chile.WELCOME!Por cuatro generaciones hemos vivido y trabajado junto a nuestros caballos. Ven a vivir una experiencia ecuestre o participa de las actividades tradicionales del campo y disfruta en el valle del Elqui, en día y noche. Súmate a quienes ya nos visitaron desde diferentes países del mundo y ciudades de Chile. ¡¡¡ BIENVENIDO !!! « less
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Ranked #3 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #7 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Watch playful dolphins on your way over to this island which, along with its two neighboring islands, harbors many protected... more » Owner description: Watch playful dolphins on your way over to this island which, along with its two neighboring islands, harbors many protected species,including sea lions and Humboldt penguins. « less
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Ranked #8 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Nature and Parks
Discovered in 1946, this National Historic Monument is filled with petroglyphs and fossils.
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Ranked #9 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Beaches; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Sparkling beaches, hot hotels and local restaurants line this city street.
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Ranked #10 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
Owner description: Although no longer open to the public for observation, tourists can book a tour of the facilites and observe the skies from... more » Owner description: Although no longer open to the public for observation, tourists can book a tour of the facilites and observe the skies from this prime spot in the southern hemisphere. « less
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Ranked #11 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Religious Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Beaches
Popular surfer's beach in the southern part of the city.
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Ranked #15 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
Owner description: The multiple ecosystems in this immense park include Valdivian forests overflowing with ferns and cinnamon trees, and is home... more » Owner description: The multiple ecosystems in this immense park include Valdivian forests overflowing with ferns and cinnamon trees, and is home to a variety of species including eagles, pumas and guanacos. « less
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Ranked #16 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: This 450 year old, tree-shaded park is known locally as the Parque de Potos (Park of Bare Behinds), for its many nude greek... more » Owner description: This 450 year old, tree-shaded park is known locally as the Parque de Potos (Park of Bare Behinds), for its many nude greek statues. « less
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Ranked #17 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
This 19th century National Monument anchors the corner of La Serena's public square.
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Ranked #18 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
This church in the southwest corner of the city dates back to the 1700's.
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Ranked #19 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Museums
Chile's indigenous Tarapaca and Antofagasta cultures are strongly represented in this Archeaological Museum.
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Ranked #20 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
This museum and national monument houses over 3,500 indigenous artifacts and paintings.
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Ranked #21 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Ranked #24 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This National Monument is currently run by the University of La Serena.
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Ranked #25 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
Owner description: A fantastic little farm just outside of La Serena, where you can go camping, have a barbecue, see farm animals, go on horse... more » Owner description: A fantastic little farm just outside of La Serena, where you can go camping, have a barbecue, see farm animals, go on horse rides and relax in the Valley Elqui. We also sell goat cheese and other farm products. « less
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Ranked #26 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Architectural Buildings; Museums
Owner description: This national monument, whose grounds host the Religious Art Museum, is one of the most impressive buildings to survive the... more » Owner description: This national monument, whose grounds host the Religious Art Museum, is one of the most impressive buildings to survive the fire of 1680. « less
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Ranked #27 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This historic building is the home of the owner of the Arqueros silver mine.
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Ranked #28 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 30 attractions in La Serena
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Precious stones and minerals from around the globe, uncluding meteorites, fossils and chilean silver clusters, fill this... more » Owner description: Precious stones and minerals from around the globe, uncluding meteorites, fossils and chilean silver clusters, fill this unique museum. « less
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Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
This converted orphanage is now a national monument boasting impressive colonial architecture and courtyard gardens.
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