Centro Cultural Palacio Astoreca
Originally built for a nitrate tycoon, this 1904 Georgian-style mansion is now a cultural center, which exhibits contemporary work...
Magical Tour Chile
Sometimes runs creepy nocturnal tours of the salitreras, departing at 8pm and getting you back into town at around 2:30am. There's a...
Offers most of the major tours.
Mi Otra Casa
Laid-back artsy bar at the far end of Baquedano, with an interior full of mismatched objects and a range of different events, from...
Ruta del Gigante
Savor Andean fusion cuisine, featuring dishes like llama stroganoff and charqui-stuffed eggplant, in this altiplano-themed restaurant...
O'Higgins 350 · interesting places nearby
Palacio Astoreca information
South of the plaza, Av Baquedano is lined with Georgian-style balustraded buildings dating from 1880 to 1930. Among them is the cream-and-lime painted Palacio Astoreca , a nitrate baron’s mansion that now also functions as a museum.