Punta Arenas is the largest and most populated city in Chilean Patagonia, located in the extreme south of the country.
Founded in 1848 as a penal colony, it became an important port city and commercial center for the region.
The city has a rich historical architecture, a variety of museums, a wide gastronomic offer and a spectacular landscape with the nearby Magallanes National Reserve.
It is also a starting point for expeditions to Antarctica and Torres del Paine National Park.
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