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Palacio La Moneda, the presidential palace, located tat the Plaza de la Constitucion.

This imposing building was first used as The Mint, which explains the name : La Moneda.

Later on it was used as presidential palace, the president doesn't house her, and the presidential offices are here.

At the big square there is one of the rare monuments of the former president Salvador Allende.

At this same square there is every other day a big changing of the guard?s ceremony, at 10 o'clock. (See further tips)

Address: Alameda
Directions: Take the subway (linea 1) and get off in La Moneda station.
Phone: 225985100
Website: http://www.presidencia.cl

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  • Written Nov 15, 2008
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