Av. Óscar Bonilla 9106
The Bicentennial of the Republic Square is a civic center of approximately 40,000 square meters located in the city of Antofagasta, Chile, next to the Juan Pablo Segundo School and between Óscar Bonilla and Huamachuco General avenues.
It has a closed amphitheater with capacity for 630 spectators, a convention room, an esplanade for events, playgrounds and green areas. As part of its design stand 10 concrete columns of 15 meters high that serve as ornamentation and part of the lighting system at the same time.
Av. Pedro Aguirre Cerda 6496, Antofagasta
In Antofagasta there is a place where it is possible to enjoy nature. The Botanical Garden Aguas Antofagasta concentrates 9 thematic gardens that occupy 3,200 m2 of green areas. Each of these spaces allows today, in the driest desert in the world, a place to know and enjoy nature, represented by more than 560 native species and introduced in full development, which invite you to value, conserve and protect the biodiversity.
Av. Gral. Bernardo O'Higgins 1602, Antofagasta
At the beginning of the twentieth century the former mayor of Antofagasta Maximiliano Poblete inaugurated the Brazilian park in order to have a green lung in the northern city.
Located one block from the sea, and ten blocks from the Plaza de Armas, it is still the main green lung of the city and one of the traditional walks for Antofagasta families. The Park is made up of 9 gardens, one in each block, each with a different name, but it is only known by the majority of the community with the general name of Parque Brasil.
San Martin with Antonio José Sucre
Columbus Park corresponds to the main square of the city of Antofagasta.
The square was the scene of the Chilean landing in Antofagasta, on February 14, 1879. At that time, the site was only an empty site on which rocky mounds appeared. This space had already been designated as a place previously, as can be seen in the map of the city dated in 1869. At that time, the square was framed by a parochial temple, the police barracks and its prison, and the municipal school.
Avenida Angamos 01606, Antofagasta
Huanchaca Ruins Museum
The ruins of Huanchaca were the structural foundations of the Playa Blanca industrial establishment of the Compañía Minera de Huanchaca of Bolivia (company of Bolivian, Chilean and English interests). This company was owner of the silver mines of Pulacayo (10 km northwest of Uyuni) and Oruro, from where the ore reached Antofagasta.
Construction began in 1888, following the agreement between the Compañía Minera de Huanchaca and the Compañía de Salitres y Ferrocarril de Antofagasta (after the negotiations between the Chilean Melchor de Concha y Toro and the Bolivian Aniceto Arce) for the transport of the mineral from the Bolivian mines until the future refinery in Antofagasta soil. In April 1889, Arturo Wendt and A. Gmehling submitted the construction plans.
Ruta 1 6300, Antofagasta, Región de Antofagasta
The Huáscar Beach is one of the most popular beaches in the city of Antofagasta and it has a very clean sand floor in addition to the beautiful blue waters reflected in the sunlight. This beach is normally of a mild and pleasant temperature, it is neither too cold nor too hot.
The beach of Huáscar is located exactly 12 kilometers south of Antofagasta and is suitable for bathing people in those waters in the same way that is qualified to do sports in it as for example: swimming, jumping, surfing, etc. .
Avenida de la Minería 501, Antofagasta
Minera Escondida Ltda. Is a mining company dedicated to the extraction of copper from the deposits it has received in concession in the Region of Antofagasta, Chile. The main geological deposit that it exploits is La Escondida, the open pit mine that produces the most copper in the world (the largest is Chuquicamata) and which is located 170 km southeast of the city of Antofagasta.
The main product of the company is the copper concentrate, the cathodes of the same material, obtained from the deposit after the movement of more than 350 million tons of material per year. The construction of the mine began in August 1988, and began its procedures in November 1990.
Av. Balmaceda 2786, Antofagasta
Museum of Antofagasta
The Museum of Antofagasta, also called the Regional Museum of Antofagasta, is a public historical, archaeological and geological museum, located in the Historic District of Antofagasta. It is one of the twenty-six Chilean museums administered by the Directorate of Libraries, Archives and Museums.
Its permanent sample is located in the former structure of the Antofagasta customs office, built in 1867 and later named a National Historic Monument on October 20, 1972. Its heritage library, video library, laboratory and its administrative offices are located in the former building of the Maritime Governorship, built in 1910 and later named National Historical Monument on September 12, 1978.
Route B - 446, 15 km of route 1
Portada de Antofagasta
In the area, there is a natural arch called La Portada, a sequence of fossiliferous marine sedimentary rocks located on the coast.
The natural monument La Portada has an area of 31.27 ha, which highlights the maritime accident of sedimentary rocks and fossil remains in the shape of an arch.
The arch of La Portada is 43 m high, 23 m wide and 70 m long. It has a base of black andesite volcanic stone, on which the marine sedimentary rocks, the strata of yellowish sandstone and the layers of fossil remains of shells (from 35 to 2 million years before Christ) are arranged. All this was molded during a long process of marine erosion.
The arch is surrounded by coastal cliffs, whose maximum height is 52 masl, which were also molded by marine abrasion.
Av. Angamos, Antofagasta
Regional Stadium Calvo and Bascuñán de Antofagasta
The Calvo y Bascuñán Regional Stadium in Antofagasta is located in Antofagasta, Chile. Its titular team is the Antofagasta Sports Club of the First Division.
The Regional Stadium of Antofagasta was planned to be a sub-site for the 1962 Football World Cup. The idea was organized in November 1955 by the Pro Construction Committee Regional Stadium.
The Regional Stadium was re-inaugurated at noon on Wednesday, March 23, 2013 by the President of the Republic Sebastián Piñera Echenique together with the presence of various national and regional authorities. It currently has a capacity for 21,000 spectators.
Av. Edmundo Pérez Zujovic 5130, Antofagasta
Skatepark Pablo Neruda
The Skate Park, which will be located next to the Avenida Pérez Zujovic, will have three bowls or pirouette pools, as well as a "street" sector, endowed with a wide variety of obstacles such as rails, "hits" , stairs, drawers and "eurogaps".