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La Serena - Furtile Valley Meets the Desert
The city of La Serena is situated around 470 kilometres north from the Chile's capital and conjointly with Santiago, La Serena is one of two Chilean cities that preserve their initial site and contour since the 16th century. It was founded in 1543 as the sea link between Santiago and Lima. The main city of the 2nd region in Chile's Norte Chico, La Serena is famous for its seashore. It has enough adequate beaches to satisfy perhaps the most hard core beach bum as well as a pleasurable year round local weather which makes it a popular beach destination.
This is an attractive colonial city having a population of approximately 120,000 and La Serena is recognized for an array of accessible tourist services, especially about the Avenida del Mar area. It is additionally well-known because of its striking number of church buildings, with a few notably eye-catching. Along with a favorable year-round local climate, pure air, excellent surroundings and fantastic sea food, La Serena furthermore features plenty of options for cultural enrichment. It is a town in contact with it's history, which you can discover at the archaeological museum and religious art museum. La Serena is also home to a number of Astrological observatories which includes one which is open to the public.
Essentially a seaside town, the food in La Serena focuses on dishes from the ocean, and surprisingly, La Serena also provides some of the tastiest Chinese food. The city also has the benefit of many nightclubs and bars, in particular, Café del Patio, noted for live performances and Salon Stylo which is ideal for people that like to boogie. The beaches along the Avenida Del Mar tend to be the most packed, and the light house on the beach to the south makes for great photographs around sunset.
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