This is a little village of more than 500 inhabitants located 64 km from Antofagasta, at an altitude of 1,035 mts. above sea level. Its importance was due to its strategic location since it stood on the north south railway line.
Here you can visit the Railway Museum and the former Station, declared a National Monument. The village also has a “museographic” room, where the local people present the history of the place through stories and objects, giving out tourist information and gifts.