Cocinerías del Mercado Central
Mercado de Chillán
The city's main market is split into two sections on either side of Maipón between Isabel Riquelme and 5 de Abril. On the north side is...
Catedral de Chillán
On the northeast corner of Chillán's main square stands the stark, modernist Catedral de Chillán. Built in 1941, its soaring semi-oval...
In response to the devastation that the 1939 quake caused, the Mexican government donated the Escuela México to Chillán. At Pablo...
Chillanejos with plenty of dash and cash pour into this chichi red-walled bar northeast of the city center for sushi, ceviche and lots...
Pint-sized cocinerías (greasy-spoon cafés) abound in this atmospheric setting; the paila marina seafood stew is the big specialty. You...
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Lonely Planet review
The dinky eateries at the market specialize in local classics such as chupe (a rich fish stew) or paila marina . The longaniza adorning the surrounding butchers' stalls also appears regularly in the grease-slicked but filling fare.