Catedral de Chillán

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Catedral de Chillán information

Location
Chillán , Chile
Address
cnr Av Libertad & Arauco
Opening hours
10am-6pm Mon-Sat, 10am-2pm Sun
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On the northeast corner of Chillán's main square stands the stark, modernist Catedral de Chillán. Built in 1941, its soaring semi-oval form is made of a series of earthquake-resistant giant arches. The 36m-high cross next to it commemorates the thousands of Chillán residents who died in the 1939 earthquake.