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Monumento a Hernando de Magallanes

3/5
1 Reviews
Address: Plaza de Armas, Punta Arenas, Chile

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Free, very comfortable, not far from the long-distance station

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  • Duquesadiner
    Duquesadiner
    Glasgow
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    Trip advisor location incorrect

    The statue of Magellan sits firmly in the centre of the square, Plaza de Armas and is really quite impressive. The map location shown here is incorrect so don’t use this as a means to see the statue. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1586925393000+0800)/
  • RandyRoss
    RandyRoss
    Ridgetown
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    I Rubbed the Big Toe

    Local legend has it that that rubbing (or kissing) the big toe on the statue will bring you back to Punta Arenas. That would not be a bad thing, as this is a beautiful place. This monument dominates...

    Reviewed on /Date(1586352032000+0800)/
  • Peeceecee
    Peeceecee
    West yorkshire
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    The Legend of the big toe!

    The monument dominates the centre of the main square and is a fitting tribute to the exploits of Magellan. The surface of the big toe has been worn away by the countless thousands of visitors who have...

    Reviewed on /Date(1586308957000+0800)/
  • GordonW318
    GordonW318
    Gloucester, United Kingdom
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    Monument to Explorer Ferdinand Magellan

    In the centre of of this square is the monument to Ferdinand Magellan. The toes of one of the bronze Indians are polishes and shiny. Local legend has it that everyone that touches these toes will retu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585968096000+0800)/
  • Peter G
    Peter G
    Sandhurst
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    Did I touch the Big Toe?

    When we arrived we discovered our excursion to Isla Magdalene had been cancelled due to the weather. So we decided to walk around the town but being a Sunday the place was dead. We came across this lo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585545594000+0800)/

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