Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, Santiago

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Admire the architecture and the works of art at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania. Both the plaza and the gallery underneath it were constructed as part of a nationwide program celebrating the 200th anniversary of Chilean independence. The former parking lot of the presidential palace was transformed into a wide plaza, and the multi-storey gallery was built to host some of the most important art exhibitions in Chile, as well as the National Film Archive and the Digital Library. The gallery showcases both classical and contemporary art from all over the world, with a full schedule of exhibits available online. If you want to take a guided tour, make an online reservation in advance. Make Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania a part of your Santiago vacation plans using our Santiago trip planner.
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  • Above ground you have the presidential palace, an impressive building and surrounds. Includes regular changing of the guard activity if your timing right. At one end is a below ground cultural centre....  more »
  • I really wish that we had been able to get closer, but due to the protests in Santiago, they had the whole complex cordoned off.  more »

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