Owned by Pablo Neruda, a well-known poet, the La Chascona house is destination for tourists.
Located near Santiago, Chile the home welcomes guests who like the poet's artistic painting of his secret love and the beautiful way their relationship is expressed through art. The story of the poet and his secret love, Matilde Urrutia, are part of the home. The name of the home, La Chascona, represents Matilde's curly wild red hair.
Matilde restored the home after a military coup in Chile. And, today, the Pablo Neruda Foundation manages the property with reverence and respect. The poet's love and devotion set an example for others.Places nearby:
Mercado Central: Santiago's Bustling Fish Market That Attracts Photographers And Foodies Alike 33 km / 20 mi
Jardin Botanico Nacional: An Oasis of Greenery 61 km / 38 mi
Casa de Pablo Neruda, El Quisco: The site of the present Isla Negra Museum 62 km / 39 mi
Quinta Vergara Park Makes Its Mark on Chile Tourists and Locals 66 km / 41 mi
Portal Temuco: Temuco's Shopping Haven 608 km / 378 mi