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Jan 31, 2019
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Mar 3, 2018
“There is entry fee”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

It is on ruta 5 around a hour from Iquique, direction Antofagasta. Conaf is managing it. 4000 pesos entrance. It is 3 km from the road but the road to the Geoglifos is paved. You can walk 1 km and you will see around hundred...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

If you drive yourself there, it is 4000 pesos each person to enter. But beautiful, and a museum with good information.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Although it takes more than an hour to get there from Iquique it is more than worth while. The geoglyphs a mind boggling to say the least. After the Nasca geoglyphs these are the second largest in the Americas!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Norbert T
Reviewed April 26, 2017

It is worth the trip to get to see these prehispanic geoglyphs Take sun glasses. If you have a dron or good zoom lens you can get nice pics. If not you can also do so. Better to visitin afternoon for picture purposes although its...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank roland2409
Reviewed April 7, 2017

About an hour outside of Iquique, Chile are the surprising and amazing Pintados geoglyphs. Created as long as 1,500 years ago, they are among the world's largest display of aboriginal art and adorn many of the desert hills. Some of the figures are geometric while...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Eddiemack
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

As I visited during la fiesta de la tirana, it was very difficult to get there. I hitchhiked to the road that leads to the pintados, it is about an hour walking from there to the visitors center. It was absolutely worth it!! There is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 24, 2016

If you take a tour of the sights around Iquique, try to find one that includes the Cerro Pintado geoglyphs. They are a fascinating place to visit, and the largest collection of geoglyphs after Nazca. The whole hillside is full of human figures, mysterious hooded...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank J L
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