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“la serena”(8 reviews)
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Juan Pablo II S/N | Parte Alta de Coquimbo, Coquimbo 1781839, Chile
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

It's a massive structure and an engineering achievement. The views from the 2nd level over the Coquimbo area are impressive and educational. The bells at the entrance chime on the hour and the Statues of the Stations of the Cross are very impressive

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

As a lover of concrete structures, I was fascinated to to be able to visit this magnificent structure. Admittedly from a purists point of view, the quality leaves a bit to be desired, but that does nothing to lessen the splendid stature of this remarkable...More

Thank unclebobjim
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

There were not many people disputes the cruise ship being in. Fabulous views and pictures in the museum.

Thank 178KimC
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

It costs $3 US per adult to visit and get to the top, which I thought very inexpensive. There is a museum that shows you how the cross was built plus religious articles, also there is a section for holding religious ceremonies. There are two...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The view is pretty amazing, you can see Coquimbo and La serena. you have to pay to enter but I think it's worth it. If you are around you should visit this place, even if you are not interested on religion stuff. you have to...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This 93 meter cross is a tribute to John Paul II. It has a museum dedicated to him. We didn't go through the museum, but we did walk around and went to the top. There are several statues around the site, depictiting the last days...More

Thank Hollym53
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Great spot for pictures. Amazing view and an impressive building. Allow 2 hours to visit have a coffee break and continue your photo tour around the area.

Thank cecilia1234cd
Reviewed 20 November 2017

After a short ride from the port we got this monument. The church is modern and beautiful. The only thing is the stairs we had to climb to see the gorgeous view over the ocean!

Thank anapin
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We stopped at Coquimbo on a cruise in April. We hired a private guide because we had gifts from our Mayor to bring to mayor of our sister city, La Serena. What a wonderful surprise that she took us up to Cruz Del Tercer Milenio....More

Thank ShirleyD49
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A pretty impressive monument that was built in just 10 months in 1999 for the millennium. You can walk up or get a collectivo up there. It;s 2000 to get in which isn't too bad. There is a huge bell which was going off as...More

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