We enjoyed visiting this place. If you are in the area it is a must. It's a very impressive structure that towers over Coquimbo with amazing views.
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Walking up to the cross from the parking lot there are some statues depicting the crucifixion of Christ. These type of statues are found all over the area. The entry fees were very cheap (3000 for an adult and 2500 for a senior). On the...More
Isn't the most beautiful place. When you are up in the cross, you have great views. If you have time, and are going to another place close to the Cross, the go up. Don't set it as a priority.
We did a tour of Coquimbo and La Serena with South Excursions when we were there on a cruise. Our tour guide Felipe was excellent. We had a small group of 6. We first went to the Cross of the Third Millenium and it was...More
This is a strange place, The cross itself is quite ugly but the views from up there are great. Surprisingly you can take a lift to the top where surprisingly the viewing gallery has busts of various popes. There's also a museum behind the chapel
When you are driving along Ruta 5 approaching Coquimbo/La Serena you can see this huge structure on top of a hill far away. That piqued our interest so we set aside some time to visit one afternoon. When we got there it was near closing...More
You wouldn't think a giant concrete monument would be such a popular site, but the Catholic symbolism in the austere pillars on the second level (representing the 12 apostles) and the equilateral triangular tripod base of the cross (representing the Trinity) give an eerie, modern,...More
The cross is not very pretty, but the climb inside and the point-of-view from the deck to the surrounding area is unique. Worth a visit on a clear day!
The place is situated in a very humble area, be careful not to get there walking or by yourself, security is an issue in the surroundings. Although in summertime and vacations this place could be crowded it is still worth the visit, whether you are...More