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Plaza de la Constitucion

Moneda and Morande, Santiago, Chile
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Be sure to catch the changing of the guard, which takes place every other day at 10AM here in Chile's most formal plaza.
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Moneda and Morande, Santiago, Chile
Centro Histórico
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

The Plaza de la Constitution sits in front of the Moneda Palace, the building where where the office of the President of Chile has their office. There is a nice, small grassy area, plenty of police/military around and some historic monuments - like a statue...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We visited this area a couple of times and were even able to watch the changing of the guards which was fun.

Thank LeslieinTN
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This plaza occupies the full block across from the Government Palace in Santiago, Chile. However, unlike Plaza Armas, this plaza does not seem to lend itself to social activities. When my wife and I visited, movement in certain areas was restricted, presumably for security reasons....More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Here you van go back on time to all eras , modern museum in the basement , la Moneda government palace , the change of guards lots to do but i recommend going at midday when the guard change occurs this make it more interesting...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Situated in front of Palacio La Moneda & visit in conjunction with the palace & changing of the guards Pleasant grassed area well maintained

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Mostly the plaza is empty. That gives one a chance to enjoy a wide expanse within a large urban centre. Not a point to be underestimated. I was struck by the umbrella which had been placed to shade the military guard forced to stand guard...More

Thank ECraigMcKay
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This plaza in Santiago is an important one to experience. It is the heart of the political and governmental center of Chile. La Moneda and other government buildings are around the plaza. Flags and statues of former presidents are lining the square. There is the...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Plaza de la Constitucion is a small park-like plaza that sits in front of the Moneda Palace. The Moneda Palace is the place where the office of the President of Chile has their office. It was formally the residence of the presidents of Chile...More

Thank john07_11
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is the first thing that caught our attention as we walked into the city. The plaza was actually closed due to a protest earlier that day, but still very unique and I loved the huge flags and statues all around.

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 30 July 2016

excellent angles for pics of the colonial period presidential palace, La Moneda, surrounded by high-rise examples of public architecture

Thank geniarch
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