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Neat only saw cuz we passed by

Nothing to write home about. It is a nice sheep farmer monument. There are a handful throughout... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
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Nice for a stop

With historical reasons, this monument is great for a picture and would be great for children to... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2015
Amira O
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1 Mar 2018
“A monument to be respected!”
8 May 2017
“Neat only saw cuz we passed by”
Av. Baquedano, Coyhaique, Chile
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This monument tell us about history of these parts and for that reason is very important for local people. All of us (visitors from other continents) should respect memory of hard life and struggles of exceptionally brave people who came to settle here. We should...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing to write home about. It is a nice sheep farmer monument. There are a handful throughout chile though... took away from experience.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank brodyu
Reviewed 8 August 2016

You have to go see the ovejero statues here in Coyhaique. A lot of poeple who come to Coyhaique get a picture done with them. They recently re-did the whole park and it is really nice. Your kids will enjoy playing on the playground.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

The horseback ovejero (sheep worker caring for a pack of sheep and lambs) is very typical of Coyhaique. Because of traffic it is harder to get in beside the sculpture. The monument was donated to Coyhaqiue by the city of Puna Arenas who got a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Visitante_Chileno
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

the monument is in renovation right now. looks like a messy workplace, loud and dusty without any organisation...no access possible and even for crossing the road you need to hop on some fallen barriers and watch out for sharp pieces of metal. no good as...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank LaMoucheQ
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The monument is placed in the main street. There is no explanation of the history of the monument; the good times for sheep farming seems to be passed.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Bernhard K
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Not worth going out of your way for at the moment as the park is being renovated, you can't get near and whilst you can get a distant photo the hoardings behind spoil the view. Looks likely the works will go on for a while...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Alan5001
Reviewed 10 July 2015

With historical reasons, this monument is great for a picture and would be great for children to visit. It is not too far from the square either.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Amira O
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This small monument is recognized worldwide, so go grab a selfie! The place is well cared for, and will always be a nice stop.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Monument built in 1944 to the shepherds who tend to sheep in this part of Chile. During the summer, the monument is surrounded by a large number of rose bushes.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank LMDominguez
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