Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos Walking Tour

Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos Walking Tour
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$88
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos is a museum located in Santiago, Chile, dedicated to commemorate the victims of human rights violations during the civic-military regime led by Augusto Pinochet between 1973 and 1990. It was inaugurated by former President Michelle Bachelet on January 11, 2010, which formed part of government works celebrating the bicentennial of Chile.

Using public transportation as subway line (called “metro” for Chileans), the tour starts at your hotel with a guide who takes you at the Quinta Normal metro station to get acquainted with the nooks and corners of Barrio Yungay, one of the country’s architectural and cultural patrimonial sites founded in 1839. Today, the district is considered one of the oldest of Santiago and stands out for preserving its valuable historical buildings that contrast with the rest of the city´s modern skyline.  After a brief visit to Parque Quinta Normal, walk until Museo de la Memoria to experience and get into the recent political history of Chile. The museum was dedicated to commemorate the victims of human rights violations during the civic-military regime led by Augusto Pinochet between 1973 and 1990. Return to the hotel by public transportation.

Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos is a museum located in Santiago, Chile, dedicated to commemorate the victims of human rights violations during the civic-military regime led by Augusto Pinochet between 1973 and 1990. It was inaugurated by former President Michelle Bachelet on January 11, 2010, which formed part of government works celebrating the bicentennial of Chile.