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Punta Arenas
Overlooking the Strait of Magellan, this isolated city in southern Patagonia bustles with windswept trekkers en route to glacier-filled Torres del Paine National Park or an Antarctic cruise. Before transiting, take note of the mansion-lined main square, Plaza Muñoz Gamero; the City Cemetery, with its elaborate tombs; and the Sara Braun Palace and Braun Menendez Residence, a preserved slice of the city's wealthy pioneer past. Daily flights connect the city with Santiago and Ushuaia.

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Nao Victoria Museo
Nao Victoria Museo
Owner description: The Nao Victoria Museum is a private museum. It aims to provide a real experience in replicas of the most important ships in the Magallanes Region. There are four open replicas to... more Owner description: The Nao Victoria Museum is a private museum. It aims to provide a real experience in replicas of the most important ships in the Magallanes Region. There are four open replicas to visit in the Museum: Nao Victoria, the only fleet commanded by Ferdinand Magellan completed the first circumnavigation of the globe. James Caird, originally a lifeboat Endurance that sailed from Elephant Island to South Georgia during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton 1916. Goleta Ancud, the ship, under the command of Manuel Bulnes, President of Chile, took the sovereignty of the Magellan Strait to Chile with the construction of Fuerte Bulnes. HMS Beagle, the famous British Navy brig, under the command of Captain Fitz Roy raised cartography work of Magallanes Region. Aboard the boat mythical young Charles Darwin began writing his theory of evolution. The museum is interactive, has a technology platform that includes audioguide, touch screen, surround sound, and many replicas of ancient weapons that can be used by visitors to take pictures less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Cementerio Municipal
Cementerio Municipal
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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Cabo Froward
Cabo Froward
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Palacio Sara Braun
Palacio Sara Braun
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
Salesian Museum
Salesian Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Kiosko Roca
Kiosko Roca
Ranked #1 of 100 Restaurants in Punta Arenas
Cuisines: Pizza, Chilean, South American
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Entre Ollas y Sartenes
Entre Ollas y Sartenes
Ranked #2 of 100 Restaurants in Punta Arenas
Price: $10 - $14
Cuisines: Sushi
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurante Toques de la Patagonia
Restaurante Toques de la Patagonia
Ranked #3 of 100 Restaurants in Punta Arenas
Cuisines: International, Fusion, Chilean, South American
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Cash Only
La Cuisine
La Cuisine
Ranked #4 of 100 Restaurants in Punta Arenas
Price: $11 - $35
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Cafe Inmigrante
Cafe Inmigrante
Ranked #5 of 100 Restaurants in Punta Arenas
Cuisines: Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Entre Vientos
Entre Vientos
$35 - $91
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Hostel Keoken
Hostel Keoken
$32 - $34
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Karol hostal B&B
Karol hostal B&B
$28 - $43

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

La Casa Escondida
La Casa Escondida
$60 - $70
Ranked #1 of 25 Punta Arenas B&B and Inns
Hostal Labarca
Hostal Labarca
$50 - $120
Ranked #2 of 25 Hotels in Punta Arenas
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Hostal Mi Casa
$64 - $103
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Rey Don Felipe
4.0 of 5
Hotel Rey Don Felipe
$82 - $232
Ranked #4 of 25 Hotels in Punta Arenas
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Hotel Dreams del Estrecho
4.0 of 5
Hotel Dreams del Estrecho
$138 - $241
Ranked #6 of 25 Hotels in Punta Arenas
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Jose Nogueira
4.0 of 5
Jose Nogueira
$104 - $165
Ranked #13 of 25 Hotels in Punta Arenas
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