Agustín Ross Balcony

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The Mirador in March 2011.
The Agustín Ross Balcony after the 2010 Chile earthquake and tsunami.

The Ross Balcony (Spanish: Mirador de Agustín Ross, also known as Mirador el Infiernillo) is a balcony constructed by Agustín Ross Edwards in 1910.[1] It is located over rocks in the southern part of the beach of Pichilemu,[2] in the Paseo de la Juventud (Spanish: Youthfulness Walk).[3][4] The waves came up to the balcony until the 1960 Valdivia earthquake.

Agustín Ross designed it with the purpose to view the sea.[5] He constructed groceries near the balcony and became one of the most important places in the rise of the city.


  1. ^ Arraño, José (July 14, 2008). Hombres y Cosas de Pichilemu (fragment) (in Spanish). Retrieved April 12, 2010.
  2. ^ "Pichilemu" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on January 12, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  3. ^ "Turismo Chile - Pichilemu" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2010-03-27. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  4. ^ "Pichilemu - LetsGoChile". Retrieved 24 May 2010.
  5. ^ Washington Saldías (February 5, 2010). "Don Agustín Ross Edwards: A 166 años del natalicio del impulsor del balneario de Pichilemu" (in Spanish). Pichilemu News. Archived from the original on August 24, 2011. Retrieved April 12, 2010.