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Santiago 1973/ The Military Coup in Chile

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    Stop At: Plaza de Armas, Santiago 8329001 Chile

    Meeting point and the start of our experience, where we will introduce the team, give information about the tour and general indications.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ex Congreso Nacional, Compania y Catedral, Santiago Chile

    We will delve into the atmosphere and popular sentiment of Chile in the late 60s and early 70s. We will relive the social effervescence and expectations generated by the triumph of Salvador Allende, the first democratically elected socialist ruler in history.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Espacio M, Compania de Jesus 1230, Santiago Chile

    We will discover the role of United States and the Soviet Union during the times of the Popular Unity. We will project the social polarization and the "trench journalism" exercised by the media through different newspapers covers, magazines and cartoons of the time.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de La Constitucion, Moneda and Morande, Santiago 8340503 Chile

    We will look back on the days before the coup d'état and the backroom of one of the most emblematic betrayals in history. We will chronologically relive the events that took place on September 11, which will mark a before and after in the history of Chile.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, Plaza de la Ciudadania No. 26, Santiago 8320000 Chile

    We will recharge energies with a coffee break, where we will visit a store that offers a wide variety of local products that come from family work from rural hands throughout the country.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, Plaza de la Ciudadania No. 26, Santiago 8320000 Chile

    We will learn the outcome of the day of the coup d'état in what would be the last moments of the Popular Unity government and the first ones of the military dictatorship, going through the story of the controversial door through which the lifeless body of Salvador Allende left the building.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Paseo Bulnes, Alameda del Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, Santiago Chile

    We will be taken aback by the traces still visible in the buildings near the Palacio de la Moneda, from what was the day of the coup d'état.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Londres 38 Barrio Londres, Santiago Chile

    We will reconstruct the story of London 38 as a center for clandestine detention, torture and extermination, and reflect on the causes and consequences of the coup d'état in our society.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
    Departure Time
    10:30 AM
    Return Details
    Barrio Paris-Londres, -79 - Calle Londres 59, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Snacks
    • Ipad for the group
    • Souvenirs
    • Entry/Admission - Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania
    • Entry/Admission - Londres 38
    • Private transportation
    • Tips
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    it is a great way spend your day .. our guide was super friendly and is not overpriced at all ... a new alternative to the normal walking tours ... highly recommended

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Brightknight91
    Wanderer59229918436, Owner at Santiago Freak, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

    Thank you for your comments. Glad to share the identity of our city with you. Good trip!

    Reviewed 6 May 2019

    Honestly, I bought this trip by confusion, however I decided to took it and it was the BEST decision I could made. What a great tour!!. If you are TRULY desire or interested in history, and you want to know everything about Santiago, starting from...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank JavierGallucci
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