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On its summit there is a sanctuary dedicated to the immaculate conception , with a 22 meter statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, an amphitheater and a chapel. The statue of the Immaculate Conception measures 14 meters tall, and the pedestal on which it rests is 8.3 meters in height. It weighs 36,610 kilograms.[2 Within the pedestal there is a small chapel in which his holiness John Paul ll prayed and blessed the city of Santiago on April 1, 1987. The statue is lit up at night by lights placed on its sides, allowing it to be viewed from all over Santiago both day and night.
At the foot of the statue there is an amphitheater for holding masses or other religious ceremonies. Near the statue, there is also a small chapel for praying.
A trip to this intriguing destination means coming face to face with these moai, admiring their sculpture and size and pondering the mysteries of why they were erected, how they got to be standing on their platforms on this island, and who put them there
The bustling and cosmopolitan capital of Chile is set against a dramatic backdrop of snow-capped Andean mountains. Pedro de Valdivia founded the city in 1541 as the farthest outpost of the Spanish empire, but for a long period was just a small town without a safe water supply and suffering occasional floods from the Rio Mapocho