Casa Colorada

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Casa Colorada

Casa Colorada (English: Red House) is a colonial house built located in Santiago, Chile. It was built in 1769,[1] by Joseph de la Vega for Mateo de Toro y Zambrano, and currently houses the Museo de Santiago (English: Museum of Santiago). The house has a clay-tiled roof, balconied windows, and deep-red walls, and consists of two storeys.[1]

Visitors walk through the homes two large patios to get the Museo de Santiago, which occupies five of Casa Colorada's rooms. The museum explores Santiago's history from the Pre-Columbian era to contemporary times.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Andrew Benson; Melissa Graham (3 August 2009). The Rough Guide to Chile. Penguin. p. 91. ISBN 978-1-4053-8381-3. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 

Coordinates: 33°26′19″S 70°38′57″W / 33.43861°S 70.64917°W / -33.43861; -70.64917