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Ruinas de Huanchaca

Angamos | Frente al hotel Enjoy, Antofagasta, Chile
+56 55 241 7860
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Impressive museum an ruins in the desertic Northern Chile

I have the opportunity to visit the ruins of this old silver refinery and an impressive museum... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Rigoberto G
Nice for sunset.

These old ruins are not very special but it is a very good spot for sunset. Ok you have the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Jérémie P
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Panama City, Panama
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Angamos | Frente al hotel Enjoy, Antofagasta, Chile
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I have the opportunity to visit the ruins of this old silver refinery and an impressive museum. Even the ruins are not special you can learn many things in the museum visiting the areas specialized in astronomy, mining, geology, paleontology in a desert area.The entrance...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

These old ruins are not very special but it is a very good spot for sunset. Ok you have the horrible casino in front of it, but if you climb the ruins you will have a stunning view and then it will be possible to...More

Thank Jérémie P
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Never expected to find such an impressive historical statement of the mining history of Chile, and Antofagasta's role in it. Another must visit.

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I went there with some friends of Canada and they loved it , go there early and with time cuz they're a lot of things to read. The guide spoke English :)

Thank Nicolas M
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Ruinas are a perfect backdrop for hosting a live outdoor concert. The site is quite impressive when the sun goes down and the local community hosts a number of free concerts there during the year featuring a number of international and local performers.

Thank juschile
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was something that I wanted too see. I reached the ruins at around 11:15 am and there was not even a single soul that could tell you or explain anything about anything at all. The ruins are gorgeous and I wanted to go up...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

It's a big place. But I didn't see anything that was fascinating to me. The only thing it's a great view from the Hotel Casino Enjoy

1  Thank ajvatva
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The fact the ruines are in the middle of the city, ruin your pics. The museum is ok and the monument is nice. If you are in the city you can go and make a visit.

1  Thank Antonieta V
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

I will write more Enjoy hotel frente al museum and the ruins because the important here is the museum and the ruins not the hotel... The museum is very intersting to understand lot of part of the region : astronmy, history, geology...The wild life department...More

1  Thank Monpetit
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

The historic landmark known as Ruins of Huanchaca corresponds to the vestiges of an old silver smelter that operated in Antofagasta, Chile, between 1892 and 1902, which was in its time the largest industrial complex in South America. The massive constructions built of "andesite" stone...More

3  Thank Isolar2014
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