LA MONEDA PALACE
Know La Moneda Palace
A Joaquin Toesca and Agustin Cavallero project, this neoclasical building is the Chilean Government Seat since 1922. Its high walls are witnesses of the country's history, like the bombing during the Military Coup in 1973 when former president Salvador Allende died. Today, you can access to the Palace from the Constitution Square going north, getting to see its interior gardens.
Attractions: Cultural, architecture and historical interest zone.
Location: Región Metropolitana
How to get there: To Santiago: Airway, to the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport. Also, land route, by Route Panamericana 5.
From Valparaiso: Land route, by Cuesta La Dornida (Route 68)
You can access to the La Moneda Palace from Alameda Ave., Moneda, teatinos and Morande Streets, and Moneda Metro Station (subway)
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Mediterraneo weather. There is a dry season and rain during winter time. The annual media temperature is 14ºC, and the annual media precipitations are 356.2 milimeters.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.
Surroundings: Barrio Italia-Condell, Barrio Balmaceda, Barrio Bellavista, Barrio Brasil, Barrio Suecia, Barrio Concha and Toro, Barrio Lastarria, Barrio Paris-Londres, Barrio Patronato, Barrio Republica, Barrio Yungay, Caleu, Canteros de Colina, El Colorado Ski Center, La Parva Ski Center, Valle Nevado Ski Center, Santa Lucia Hill, El Arrayan, Maipú Battle Historical field, Calan Hill Observatory, Metropolitan Park, Forestal Park, Caren Lagoon and Park, Los Dominicos Town, Mapocho River, Viña Cousiño Macul.