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“Interesting” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Chascona Casa Museo

La Chascona Casa Museo
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Tour the eclectic architecture of this home which served as the romantic hideaway for famed poet Pablo Neruda and his wife Matilde, as portrayed in the 1995 film "Il Postino."
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

The visit gives you insight in te life of Pablo Neruda. This was his hide out for his mistress who later became his third wife and it shows. After a nondescript facade you find this colorful house with different levels, various differently decorated rooms and secret nooks. You can see the couple partying and working here in their times.

The house is now a museum where they only let in a limited number of people in at a time, to make sure the place does not get overcrowded. The audiophones explain the history.

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“Wonderful and whimsical!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2014

This is the second of Neruda's homes I have visited, after La Sebastiana in Valparaiso. My visit was extremely enjoyable and the tour is very well designed, with an audioguide in one's language of choice that allows one to move at one's own pace through the different rooms on three different levels. Neruda was an avid collector and each room is a delight.

Visited January 2014
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Scotts Valley, California
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“Interesting hillside home”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

Included audio tour gives the visitor a good flavor of Neruda's life in Santiago. While the hillside home is small and cozy, the museum wasn't too crowded when we visited.

Visited December 2013
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Go with your student card”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

No one told me that but students have a good discount in the entrance ticket. It costs 1,500pesos.
In La Chascona, you're able to understand this famous chilean writer. I recommend!!!

Visited January 2014
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Bogota, Colombia
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“Great place to learn and enjoy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is a beautiful place to learn about Pablo Neruda live. It is a very particular house with many interesting elements. Price is good and it is located in a neighborhood with lots of good restaurant. It is easy to get there by bike or metro.

Visited January 2014
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