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...
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...
Chillanejos with plenty of dash and cash pour into this chichi red-walled bar northeast of the city center for sushi, ceviche and lots...
Locals are unanimous: this is the best picada (cheap ’n’ cheerful restaurant) in town. Think rich, homey pies and stews (many cooked...
Av O'Higgins 250 · interesting places nearby
Escuela México information
In response to the devastation that the 1939 quake caused, the Mexican government donated the Escuela México to Chillán. At Pablo Neruda's request, Mexican muralists David Alfaro Siqueiros and Xavier Guerrero decorated the school's library and stairwell, respectively, with fiercely symbolic murals, now set within an otherwise normal working school.