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Morro de Arica

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Morro of Arica is one of the major topographic attractions in the city. With 110 meters high, you can enjoy a clear view of the city and see the historical vestiges of the Pacific War (19th century) in the museum at the top. The Morro is part of the Costa Mountainchain and it was the main fort used during the Pacific War. You can also find the Ciudadela, East and Morro Gordo Forts and the Morro Bajo Naval Base. There are old cannons in display as well as the Pedro Lagos statue and the Unknown Soldier Monument.

Attractions

Interesting topography. Historical attraction.

Activities

Photography

Location

First region. Located in Arica, 302 kilometers northwest of Iquique.

How to get there?

Iquique-Peru: Land route, by Panamericana Highway from Iquique and Tacna. Bolivia-Arica: Land route, by Route CH-11 Tambo Quemado, that goes through Parinacota from La Paz, Bolivia. Anywhere-Arica: Airway and Seaway (Carlos Ibañez del Campo Port)

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Desert weather, with homogeneous temperatures in the shore. The high media temperature is 27,4ºC and the lowest is 13,2ºC. The rain is almost non existent due to shore couldiness, with a high media of 0,2 milimeters.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor.

Surroundings

Arica, Camarones bay, Lluta River, Lluta geoglyphs, Morro of Arica, Chinchorro beach, El Laucho Beach, La Lisera Beach, San Miguel de Azapa Town, San Lorenzo Pucara, Las Peñas Religious Sanctuary, Cardones Stream.

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