First time in the city? Here we share the musts of the “Silver Queen”.
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Recoleta´s name derives from the monastery of the Recollect friars, who settled in this area in the early eighteenth century. Around 1870, the richest families in the south of the city moved to this higher ground to distance themselves from widespread cholera and yellow fever epidemics. Here they built their Paris-inspired residences and palaces.