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Observatory in South of Antofagasta

Cerro Paranal Observatory

In the world of high-powered telescopes, where rival institutes jostle to claim the 'biggest,' 'most powerful' or 'most technologically advanced' specimens, Paranal is right up there with the big boys. This groundbr…
Sculpture in South of Antofagasta

Mano del Desierto

Located roughly 70km south of Antofagasta, this soaring granite hand stretches up from beneath the desert earth, like some ancient vestige of a long-buried titan. Chilean sculptor Mario Irarrázaval created the 11m-h…
Chilean in South of Antofagasta

Club Social Taltal

Just a half block from the plaza (toward the waterfront), this is the old British social club, offering great seasonal seafood and friendly service.