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Culture

Cultural roots as diverse as its landscapes mark the identity of Chile, come, share and live with indigenous peoples and their traditions! Immerse yourself in the villages of the Altiplano and discover the mysteries of the Mapuche culture in southern Chile. Meet the enigmatic moais in Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and listen Chiloé’s legends. Do not forget to attend the traditional festivals held in different parts of the country!

Feel

Discover the traditions of the Mapuche culture in southern Chile. Live the experience of sleeping in a ruca, taste the typical dishes of the area and learn about their medicinal gardens.

Live

Listen to the legends that the inhabitants of Chiloé have to tell you and visit its churches, 16 of which have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.


Cultural attractionsThat you are going to love

Indigenous Peoples and Ethnotourism

Enrich your knowledge with Chile’s native cultures. The Mapuche culture, known for its warrior spirit, greets you with its particular Mapudungun. If you travel to the north, the Aymara people invite you to visit the villages of Putre and Parinacota. In Rapa Nui (Easter Island) get know the traditions in festivities such as Tapati. And […]

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World Heritage Sites

The immensity of the Chilean territory hosts unique places with unique natural relevance, and others where culture is transformed into a common heritage for humanity. Their importance is such that, to make them known and preserved for future generations, UNESCO has elevated them to the category of World Heritage Sites. Discover places where history and […]

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Archaeology

In the middle of the immense Pacific Ocean, the enigmatic moais welcome you in front of the ocean in Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Discover the Pucará de Quitor in the desert and the geoglyphs of Chug Chug, one of the most important in Chile. Be amazed by the Chinchorro mummies of Arica, the oldest in […]

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Paleontology

For followers of this science, the Paleontological Museum will be your first stop in Chile. In the Museum of Natural History, in Quinta Normal, be amazed with the hall of fossil vertebrates of the Mesozoic. See the mylodon, a relative of the sloth bear of larger size that inhabited the south, in Puerto Natales. In […]

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Museums

Learn about the history of Chile and the life of great characters, science, and important events. Become immersed in the Chinchorro culture and see the oldest mummies in the world in San Miguel de Azapa. Learn about the colonial era at the National Historical Museum and be dazzled by the Pre-Columbian and National Fine Arts […]

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Poesía y literatura
Poetry and Literature

Did you know that Chile is a country of poets? Walk in the footsteps of its Nobel Literature Laureates. In the Elqui Valley, be enchanted by the verses and museum of Gabriela Mistral. Travel to the coast of the poets to feel the influence of Pablo Neruda in his homes like the Isla Negra Museum, […]

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Indigenous Peoples and Ethnotourism
World Heritage Sites
Archaeology
Paleontology
Museums
Poesía y literatura
Poetry and Literature

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