Where is Punta Arenas Located?
Patagonian trekking worlds, that is the reason why most tourists travel to southern Patagonia. In the middle of the Brunswick Peninsula, a large city with a population of 120,000 has emerged in the last 150 years. Right on the Magellan road and just on the mainland, opposite is the island of Tierra del Fuego. A big city at the end of the world? Are there Tourism and beautiful corners to visit or are only backpackers and cruise returners using this remote, southern place as a passage for their tours?
What Country is Punta Arenas in?
Although so remote, the city does not live behind the moon. Because it has been recognized early, that the former penal colony Punta Arenas is quite favorable. The Magellan road was one of the most important waterways for the worldwide shipping trade and the port of Punta Arenas an important starting point. The proverbial “traveling people” ensured a good mixing of the peoples and thus also a living culture of this remote port city: Portuguese, English, Russian, Jewish and German immigrants left their mark. Cultural testimonies of this multi-ethnic nature can be admired in city tours through Punta Arenas.
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