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Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery

Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery Tours and Activities

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Opened in 1894, the Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery is known as the final resting place for some of the area’s most famous historical figures. Relevant families—like the Menendez-Behetys—even have their own chapels here. The massive iron gate stationed at the cemetery’s main entrance was donated by Sara Braun, a wealthy businesswoman, back in 1919, and local legend says it has remained closed and locked since the day it was completed at Sara’s request. While the grounds were originally reserved for bodies of British colonialists, it also includes those of famous German, French, Norwegian and Chilean residents as well.

Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery covers about 10 acres (four hectares) of city land, making it one of the most expansive burial grounds in the region. Visits are often included in city tours, and the cemetery’s main office has an incredible electronic database where travelers can search for individuals by name to find the location of specific plots.

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Avda Bulnes 029, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Full-Day Punta Arenas and Magellan Strait Tour

Full-Day Punta Arenas and Magellan Strait Tour

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With just one day in Punta Arenas, this full-day tour ensures you check off all the highlights. Spend the morning exploring the coast of the Magellan Strait, stopping at historic sites such as Fort Bulnes, Mansa, and Puerto del Hambre; then take in Punta Arenas landmarks including Antoine de Saint Exupery square and the Hernando de Magallanes monument.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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Small Group Punta Arenas Shore Excursion: Fort Bulnes and City Tour

Small Group Punta Arenas Shore Excursion: Fort Bulnes and City Tour

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Save time on this guided tour of Punta Arenas that includes hotel or port pickup and drop-off, as well as visits to city sites. In a small group, visit Chile's first settlement, Fort Bulnes, then continue to Maggiorino Borgatello Museum, Magallanes Regional Museum, and the Nao Victoria Museum, where you can see the first ship to circumnavigate the world. Afterward, explore the city's attractions, including Cerro de la Cruz for skyline views.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Punta Arenas & Parque del Estrecho Private Shore Excursion

Punta Arenas & Parque del Estrecho Private Shore Excursion

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Discover the best of Punta Arenas and learn about the history of Patagonia during this small-group shore excursion. See replicas of the vessels that discovered this wild region, visit the stunning Municipal Cemetery, discover the natural history and ethnography of the region on a visit to the Museum Maggiorino Borgatello, and much more. Your package includes port/hotel transfers and lunch.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$200.00
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Punta Arenas Private Touring - Half Day (Minivan)

Punta Arenas Private Touring - Half Day (Minivan)

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We seek to provide the best services by providing the best guides and drivers to create a unique experience and with the freedom to transport them to any place of tourist attraction or places that must be known inside and also on the outskirts of the city
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$317.95
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Punta Arenas Private Touring - Full Day (Minivan)

Punta Arenas Private Touring - Full Day (Minivan)

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We seek to provide the best services by providing the best guides and drivers to create a unique experience and with the freedom to transport them to any place of tourist attraction or places that must be known inside and also on the outskirts of the city
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  • 8 hours
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Punta Arenas and Nao Victoria City Tour

Punta Arenas and Nao Victoria City Tour

Our mission is to deliver the best tourist excursion service in the city, providing guides and drivers of the best quality to deliver an excellent experience, revealing historical and relevant points for the city.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Should I book Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery costs USD 58.00. Guided Punta Arenas Municipal Cemetery tours start around USD 58.00 per person.
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