Concepción is a municipality in central Chile, capital of the homonymous province and the Bio Bio Region VIII. Its metropolitan area is called Gran Concepción.
Concepción is a place full of history and culture, this city has a really long list of attractions and interesting places to visit but Im just going to name a few:
The Independence Square: is located between the streets O’Higgins, Caupolicán, Barros Arana and Anibal Pinto. Next to the square, the Cathedral of the Holy Birth, the Regional Municipality, the Teatro Universidad de Concepción, Pedro de Valdivia Building and Underground Parking Cathedral. In the Cathedral of the Holy Conception is the Museum of Sacred Art at the Catholic University of the Holy Conception.
There is also the Campus of the University of Concepción, where some of its buildings, including the Arc Universidad de Concepción (Faculty of Life Sciences) and the Bell Tower are traditional icons of the city. Near this place you can find the House of Art, next to Plaza Peru is the Latin American Presence Mural, painted in 1964 by Mexican artist Jorge González Camarena.
The lakes are the natural attraction of the city. The most important are the Laguna Redonda, in the neighborhood Lorenzo Arenas, and the Laguna Las Tres Pascual, where the Universidad San Sebastian is located, next to Avenida Manuel Bulnes Paicaví corner. “What Méndez,” The Guardian “and” What Galindo “are other really popular places.
The Ecuador Park is spread over 10 blocks from Avenida Arturo Prat to Tucapel Street and between Avenue Victor Lamas and Cerro Caracol, constituting the largest green lung of the city. It houses the Museum of the History Gallery.
Another important place to visit, is the Coast Park on the side of the north bank of the Rio Bio Bio. Both of them are great big green areas that locals and tourists love.
The Plaza Acevedo is a green area of the city, with a triangle, located between the streets Irarrázabal, Maipú and Collao. Inside of the square is the Museum of Natural History of Concepcion, which was created in 1902 by the British naturalist Reed Edwin Brookman, whose current building was inaugurated on May 24, 1980. In November 2008 it opened a small theme park called Jurassic Park, where games are shown and various dinosaur-related attractions
Finally, central zone recovery sector of the North Shore of Bio-Bio, is called the Central Park which was built in stages.