Culture of Talcahuano

Urban Milestones

Port city Talcahuano are several milestones that should be highlighted urban, that are highly recognized throughout the country, such of them are:

Monumental Coliseo La Tortuga : known as La Tortuga in Talcahuano, a sports arena and entertainment, known for its characteristic roof-like shell of that species. Until the late twentieth century was the site of its largest species of Chile.

Monitor Huascar : was a Peruvian warship captured by Chile in 1879 during the Pacific War and today is a most precious historical relic of the Chilean Navy.

Arturo Prat Square : the main square of the city located in the most central area of the port.With its ancient trees and varied flora is a pretty picture for any chorero or visitor.


Camila Silva at a concert in Concepci´┐Żn in 2011.

Its proximity to the city of Concepcion , nationally recognized for being the birthplace of several bands such as Los Tres , Los Bunkers ,Clandestine Emotions , Santos Dumont or Machuca , makes a city Talcahuano also prone to the emergence of talented artists. Such is the case of Camila Silva , young singer-songwriter in 2010 winning the first season of the program Chilevisi´┐Żn Chilean Talent dedicated to the talent search