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Chile. Punta arenas



We begin our tour stopping at the viewpoint of "Cerro de la Cruz", from where you have a wonderful overview of the city with its colorful roofs, the Strait of Magellan and in the background the big island of Tierra del Fuego. Later the tour goes to the main streets and monuments, then visit the Salesian Museum "Maggiorino Borgatello", founded by the Salesians of Punta Arenas in 1893, it is therefore one of the oldest of its kind in Chile. This museum houses a comprehensive collection of Patagonian tribes, flora, fauna, history and economy. Then visit the "Palacio Sara Braun," the story of the pioneers of Patagonia has some protagonists wrote pages in both countries Argentina and Chile . The Braun family was one of them and the city of Punta Arenas is the place where they lived and forged his destiny. Near the Plaza de Armas, in addition to know the cathedral, the government building, the traditional hotel Cape Horn, are Sara Braun Palace and Jose Braun Menendez residence two mansions worth visiting for understand the influence of the family on the origins of the city. All this will allow visitors to have a thorough knowledge of the city.