Quinta Vergara

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Quinta Vergara is a park located in Viña del Mar, Chile. The park features three major landmarks: the Palacio Vergara, the Quinta Vergara Amphitheater and a garden. Every year the park is home to the Viña del Mar International Song Festival.

Park landmarks[edit]

Palace Vergara[edit]

Palace Vergara

The Palace Vergara is the former home of Jose Francisco Vergara, the founder of Viña del Mar. The home was built by the Vegara family in 1910 in a Venetian Gothic style. The home serves as a replacement to the family's former home, which was destroyed in the 1906 Valparaíso earthquake. In 1941 the city bought the building and it was converted into a museum of fine art, which features over 60 works of art. The park around the home features sculptures and statues, including a bust of writer Gabriela Mistral.

Quinta Vergara Amphitheater[edit]

The Quinta Vergara Amphitheater was built after the first Viña del Mar International Song Festival.

Artequin Museum of Viña del Mar[edit]

Artequin Museum

The Artequin Museum of Viña del Mar opened in 2008. It is an interactive based museum, which features a collection of photographic reproductions of major works from Western art history.

Coordinates: 33°01′41″S 71°33′13″W / 33.02806°S 71.55361°W / -33.02806; -71.55361

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