Located 670 kilometers south of Santiago de Chile, Temuco is a central point of departure for a number of tourist circuits.
Unmissable sights in Temuco
Museo Regional de la Araucanía
Museum created to conserve, investigate, and spread the patrimonial and cultural heritage of the region.
Museo Nacional Ferroviario
The Museo Nacional Ferroviario Pablo Neruda located at Avenida Barros Arana 0565, is located in the Ex Maestranza Temuco, one of the most important railway centers of the last century, in 2004 it was transformed into the National Railway Museum Pablo Neruda, in honor of the Chilean writer Who lived his first years in the city. You will be able to know and to travel to the past observing the old locomotives that served of transport and connected to the city
Cerro Ñielol Natural Monument
If you are a trekking lover, don´t forget to visit Ñielol hill, where you can find traditions, rites and sacred places from the main native peoples in Chile, altogether with the daily life of a city founded at the end of the XIX century. In the 89 hectares of Ñielol you can walk through four different paths that goes all the way across the forest until the top of the hill, 335 meters above the sea level, that is the highest point of the city where you can get the best views of Temuco.
If you are interested in discovering even more, one recommended option is to head for Curacautín and Lonquimay, where you will find idyllic natural sceneries, parks, national reserves, hot springs, and volcanoes, ideal options for outdoor activities. You must visit Conguillío National Park, which has araucarias a as backdrop and beautiful landscapes that invite to do nature sports, such as cycling, trekking, and kayak. Once there, prepare to explore: the Llaima Volcano, the snowy Sierra Nevada, the Arcoiris and Verde lagoons, among many others.
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