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The Church of San Pedro: Chilean National Monument

31 December, 2009 / Read time: 1 minute

In this video we can appreciate the San Pedro Church, declared National Monument of Chile. It was built in 1641 with adobe bricks, a material formed by the mixture of mud and straw that allows to form structures without the use of nails.

This monument has been restored and preserved by the local community and authorities, allowing new generations to appreciate with their own eyes the ancestral culture of the area.

Credits: National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)