University of Chile Main Building in Santiago, Chile - Encircle Photos

23 University of Chile Main Building in Santiago, Chile

Universidad de Chile was established in 1843, making it the country’s oldest university. Approximately 38,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students attend across five campuses. In front of the main building is a marble statue by sculptor Nicanor Plaza of Andrés Bello. This Venezuelan-born diplomat and educator founded the school while he was a Senator of Santiago. He also served as the school’s first rector until he died at the age of 83 in 1865.

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Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 1058, Santiago, Chile, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile

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