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This national monument is an enormous rock, standing 110 meters high and paying tribute to the Chilean military victories in the 19th Century Pacific War.
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Cerro La Cruz, Arica, Chile
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All reviews military museum chilean flag walk up view is amazing chilli worth the climb port area tough climb vantage point nice view on the city nice place to visit cruise ship war morro pacific history peru
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

The lookout is 110 metres high so it is best to catch a taxi rather than walk up there in the heat. Once up there you have views right across the city – from the sea to the barren hillside in the distance. There is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

The view is good, but it’s nothing special. If you’re in Arica, this is one of the things to do, but nothing special..

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

The big rock with is the town's icon. Some may want to climb it, but make sure you put on your sun screen first as there is no shade and the sun is intense.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Arica, the first city geographically of Chile, it is in the north and has dry and desert landscapes. It is known because its huge waves ideal to practice surf and body and its climate is just perfect, I mean the year temperature average is between...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank NataliaDominguezB
Reviewed November 19, 2018

This city has a rich culture, which mainly shows the history of the militants in times of war and certain findings of this city. It also has a very complete nightlife, where you can visit from bazaars or shops, to bars and restaurants as you...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank DiegoGonzalezR
Reviewed October 31, 2018

A place very familiar and individual at the same time, existing places with a lot of history in a place as small as it is the hill, counting with very nice views of the ocean and views that can be appreciated in history, giving way...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ervin J
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Great views ! We did not visit the museum there. The hotel called a taxi to take us up, but we walked down the lovely stairs and visited the mummy site at Colon10 on the way down.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Nice place to visit in Arica, free of charge. There is an entrance fee for museum, but it was close during the time of my visit. You can enjoy nice view over the city and take some amazing photos. It's 15-20 minutes walk uphill and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

The views from El Morro de Arica are spectacular both up and down the coast as well as out to sea. Another significant feature here is the biggest Chilean Flag in all of Chile; perhaps to mark the fact that Arica and El Morro used...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank unclebobjim
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

If you're already in Arica it's definitely worth a visit. Nice view over the city on one side and over the sea on the other. At night the view is also beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2018
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