Historic sites in Chile

Originally inhabited by the Mapuche, partly incurred into by the Inca and a one-time Spanish colony which fell into political instability in the early 20th century, the fascinating history of this nation is mirrored in the Historic Sites in Chile.

If you’re looking to explore Historic Sites in Chile and the surrounding area then you can browse our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

Our selection of Historic Sites in Chile lets you plan some great things to see on your trips and, once you’ve explored these Historic Sites in Chile you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and print off a free pocket guidebook.

Our database of historic sites keeps growing, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other Historic Sites in Chile, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

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Cementerio General de Santiago

Containing some two million graves lining whole avenues and streets, Cementerio General de Santiago is one of the more unusual yet well-known historic sites in Chile.

Cementerio General de Santiago is a vast cemetery in Chile’s capital which is the final resting place of many of the country’s leading political and social figures. Almost a city within a city, Cementerio General de Santiago is a labyrinth of elaborate tombs and avenues. Amongst its over two million graves,... Read More

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Easter Island

A tiny island isolated in amidst the ocean, Easter Island may not seem like one of the historic sites in Chile, but its special territory status does make it one of them and with its iconic moai stone heads, this UNESCO World Heritage site is also a popular one.

Easter Island (Rapa Nui) in Chile is a remote island surrounded by 4,000 km of ocean and with a mysterious past. Discovered by Dutch explorers in 1722, Easter Island – so named because the explorers landed on Easter Sunday – is thought to have been inhabited since 700AD and perhaps even... Read More