Chiloe

In the Chiloe archipelago (conformed by 200 islands), an important element to mention is the amazing churches of Chiloe. There are about 70 churches. These churches, mainly made of Wood, have an architecture of a mix of european and indigenous culture. Also, you can find classical tall towers, vaulted ceiling, etc, they have special characteristics, the indigenous tradition of building in wood influenced by boat building techniques. They are situated next to the sea, on hills or wherever as conditions demand. These churches looks like a boat (sometimes), plus their interesting interior, makes them feel like in one of the big temple cities of the past-

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