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Cementerio General de Santiago
- Cementerio General de Santiago
- THE AMERICAS
- Alt Name:
- Late Modern (1800AD-1945AD)
- 1800AD - 1899AD
about Cementerio General de Santiago
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, Cementerio General de Santiago houses those of most of Chile’s former presidents including Arturo Alessandri (1868-1950), Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911-1982) and Salvador Allende (1908-1973).
Cementerio General de Santiago also has numerous monuments, such as one to the victims of the dictatorship of General Pinochet.
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Address: Avenida La Paz, Santiago, Chile
Phone: +56 (2) 7379469
Cementerio General de Santiago is located in Santiago in Chile. The nearest metro stations are Cementerios and Cerro Blanco, both on line 2.
Cementerio General de Santiago is open daily, 8:30am-6pm.
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