Thursday, March 10, 2011

Palacio de la Moneda



10-2-2010 Santiago de Chile 

Palacio de la Moneda or simply La Moneda, is the seat of the President of the Republic of Chile.La Moneda, originally a colonial mint (moneda means coin), was designed by Italian architect Joaquín Toesca. Construction began in 1784 and was opened in 1805, while still under construction. The production of coins in Chile took place at La Moneda from 1814 to 1929.
this is mine first card from Chile, thx Hernan for it 

1 comment:

Handlebarc said...

Eddie: I'm glad you got and liked my postcard.
All the best from Chile,
Hernán.