Visitors rarely linger in the small mountain town of Concepción, and neither should you. Aside from being a battle site during the War of the Pacific, where a force of more than 1,000 Peruvian soldiers vastly outmatched 77 Chileans, the village has one impressive convent with a historic library.
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