Historical & Cultural Landmarks in Chile

Churches of Chiloé, World Heritage Site (Chile) The Editor Sun, 12/09/2018 - 12:24
The Churches of Chiloé are found in the Chiloé Archipelago, off the coast of Chile's Los Lagos Region. Here are about 70 churches built within the framework of a "Circular Mission" introduced by the Jesuits in the 17th century and continued by the Franciscans in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Churches of the Altiplano (Chile) The Editor Fri, 07/17/2020 - 17:12
There were as many as 80 simple churches built on Chile's high-altitude Altiplano plateau. These "Churches of the Altiplano" were built by Spanish missionaries seeking to convert the local people of the area. Today, some 50 small adobe churches survive in the settlements along this passage.