THE THIRD MILLENNIUM CROSS

THE THIRD MILLENNIUM CROSS

Imposing construction of 93 meters high and 40 meters wide, the largest monument in South America. It is erected and maintained by the City Hall of Coquimbo, with the collaboration of the Municipal Tourism Corporation, the Archbishopric of La Serena and The Third Millennium Cross Foundation.

Its construction was started in 1999 and finished in 2001, being the reason of its birth materialize a commemorative sign of the jubilee of the year 2000.

Together with the Christ Redeemer of Rio de Janeiro, it is placed among the works linked to the largest Catholicism in the world. By means of elevators you can access viewpoints located in the arms of the structure, allowing one of the most spectacular views of Coquimbo.

Inside it has a Religious Art Museum, the largest Via Crucis in the world, with 15 stations, a chapel and bronze sculptures.

It is located in the Parte Alta sector, right on El Vigía hill.

The value of the entrance per person is $ 2,000, $ 1,500 for the elderly and $ 1,000 for the children and students, amounts destined to the conservation of the place. The opening times are from 09:00 to 17:30 hours.

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