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Monumento Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins

Avenida Independencia, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Historic statute

The statute is located not far from the Punta Arenas boardwalk and old betty and their central... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JamesKMTan
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Nice Monument/Well Kept Park

Visited this monument and well kept park while strolling around Punta Arenas. Interesting to read... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
virginian9
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Newport News, Virginia
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4 weeks ago
“Historic statute”
15 Jan 2017
“Nice Monument/Well Kept Park”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Avenida Independencia, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The statute is located not far from the Punta Arenas boardwalk and old betty and their central market. It is situated within a small strip park with benches for you to sit and relax. The plaques tell an interesting story of this important figure in...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Visited this monument and well kept park while strolling around Punta Arenas. Interesting to read the plaques and learn a little of the local history. You probably wouldn't seek out the monument independently, but it is a nice walking area after being on a bus...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2016

We found this little area in the heart of Punta Arenas. There is a small park area that extends up a long hill between two streets. We enjoyed hiking around and reading all the plaques.

Thank RoninSherpa
Reviewed 22 April 2016

The history of Bernard Higgins is quite interesting to read on a long coach journey through the steppe but the statue is quite underwhelming really you will probably pass by without giving it a second glance unless you are told who it is

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Inevitably, you will pass this as it is part of the main "grid" of town that you are probably interested in. Far more amazing IMHO is the quality and skill of the tree trimmers who seem to get perfectly rounded trees by hand / eye....More

Thank Johnzsydney
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

This is the first thing we saw after we got off our ship. It's a nice place to walk and we went on up town from there. Looks like a safe neighborhood.

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Bernardo has many monuments etc around S America, and it is hard to get excited about them! This one has some large topiary near it, but otherwise has little to recommend it!

Thank polarbug
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We passed by this statue as we were walking from the Punta Arenas Port to the city center. It was drizzling a little bit during our walk, and no one in my group was paying attention to this statue, except me. Results of my brief...More

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