Agustín Ross Park

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Entrance to the Ross Park, in 2010.

Agustín Ross Park is a park in Agustín Ross Avenue, in front of the old Ross Casino, in Pichilemu. It is a National Monument of Chile.

The original park boasts 100-year-old native Chilean palms (Phoenix canariensis) and many green spaces, and its recent restoration has made it into an attractive walking destination.[1][2] The majority of the grand houses in the park are in use as private homes.

Both the park and the former casino were named National Monuments on February 25, 1988.[3]

The Park was severely damaged after the 2010 Pichilemu earthquake, destroying all the balaustrades around the park.

References[change | change source]

  1. María José Muñoz (2007-02-24). "Atractivos de nuestra región. Hoy: Pichilemu" (in Spanish). El Rancahuaso. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
  2. "VI Región Playas" (in Spanish). Chile.com. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
  3. "Monumentos Nacionales de la VI Región" (in Spanish). VI.cl. Retrieved 2009-12-05.