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Top Choice Craft Beer in Temuco

Lagerhaus

Temuco's top spot for locally crafted cerveza artesanal is this 15-tap hops hideaway tucked into the corner of the Paseo Los Suizos strip mall. Inside, it's stuffed full of cozy upholstered banquettes; outside, a su…
Top Choice Chilean in Temuco

Tradiciones Zuny

Temuco's best-kept secret is an underground locals' haunt specializing in the fresh, simple food of the countryside served out of an indigenous-themed home. It's hard to find – look for the colorful duck/basketball …
Historic Site in Temuco

Monumento Natural Cerro Ñielol

Cerro Ñielol is a hill that sits among some 90 hectares of native forest – a little forested oasis in the city. Chile's national flower, the copihue (Lapageria rosea), grows here in abundance, flowering from March t…
Museum in Temuco

Museo Regional de La Araucanía

Housed in a handsome frontier-style building dating from 1924, this small but excellent regional museum is one of Sur Chico's best. There are permanent exhibits recounting the history of the Araucanian peoples befor…
Market in Temuco

Feria Pinto

Feria Pinto is a colorful Mapuche produce-and-food market taking up several blocks along Barros Arana. Along the streets more practical wares are sold, while in the Feria itself vendors hawk everything from apples a…
Japanese in Temuco

Gohan Sushi

The downtown location of this recommended sushi spot is conveniently located near many bus station offices. It doesn't attract quite as trendy a crowd as its west-side counterpart, but the lengthy sushi and shrimp m…
Japanese in Temuco

Gohan Sushi

This innovative and trendy sushi spot gets the job done with an extensive list of funky rolls and shrimp dishes, hip staff and loungy tunes. You can even get your rolls acevichado – drenched in ceviche – an abominat…
Steak in Temuco

La Pampa

The best beef in the region is further south, but this high-style, two-story steakhouse is the Temuco hot spot for carnivores.
Market in Temuco

Centro Mercado Modelo

Temuco's Mercado Municipal was gutted by fire in 2016 and is not expected to be rebuilt until 2019. In the meantime, many artisans have moved across the street to this temporary tented market.