Edificio de la Aduana
A grand old colonial building dating back to 1876, the ex-customs house was ravaged by fire in early 2015.
Muelle de Pasajeros
Hour-long boat tours around the harbor leave from Iquique's 1901 passenger pier, just west of the Edificio de la Aduana. The tour floats...
Offers most of the major tours, including the popular day trip to Pica, which takes in Humberstone and Santa Laura. Also offers diving...
Proof positive that Chileans do enjoy a decent espresso, this classy coffee shop is usually crammed with people. It offers filling...
Esmeralda 250 · interesting places nearby
Museo Naval information
Take in the artifacts salvaged from the sunken Esmeralda at this small museum inside the haughty colonial-style customs house, built in 1871 when Iquique was still Peruvian territory. Peru incarcerated prisoners here during the War of the Pacific, and the building would later see battle in the Chilean civil war of 1891.