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Humberstone Saltpeter Offices

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Humberstone is the place to remember the saltpeter gold age in Chile.

Declared Historical Monument, it has architectural and industrial vestiges: an old theatre, a market, the municipal swiming pool, houses and a church.

The saltpeter office show the industrial leftovers of the gold age of this mineral, and an exquisite architecture.


Historical and archaeological interest.




First region. Located 5 kilometers south of Pozo Almonte and 47 kilometers east of Iquique.

How to get there?

Anywhere-Santiago: Airway

Santiago-Iquique: Airway (LanChile and Sky)

Anywhere-Iquique: Land route

Iquique-Huasco Lagoon: Land route

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