Archaeological Site in Puerto Montt

Monte Verde

A small child's footprint discovered in a marshy field 28km west of Puerto Montt turned the archaeological world on its head in 1975 – evidence of human settlement in the Americas suddenly predated the long-accepted…
Market in Puerto Montt

Av Angelmó Street Stalls

Along busy, diesel-fume-laden Av Angelmó is a dizzying mix of streetside stalls (selling artifacts, smoked mussels, cochayuyo – edible sea plant – and mysterious trinkets), crafts markets and touristy seafood restau…
Gallery in Puerto Montt

Casa del Arte Diego Rivera

A joint Mexican-Chilean project finished in 1964, the upstairs Sala Hardy Wistuba specializes in works by local artists, sculptors and photographers. Also houses a small cafe and an excellent boutique.
Church in Puerto Montt

Catedral de Puerto Montt

Built entirely of alerce in 1856, this church, located on the Plaza de Armas, is the town's oldest building and one of its few attractive ones.