Changing The Guard Ceremony

Changing Guard takes place on the plaza in front of La Moneda Palace, in Santiago, Chile, when two mounted units lead a military band and the new guard handover to the departing guard.

A Colour Guard emerges and salutes are exchanged between the Honour Guard at the main gate and the officers of each unit while the band play martial music.

Band at Plaza de la Ciudadania

Wait for the Carabineros' Band and the new Guard at Plaza de la Ciudadania and walk with them to La Moneda Palace.

When to Visit

Changing the Guard at La Moneda Palace takes place on:
Even Days in January, April, May, August, November and December.
Odd Days In February, March, June, July, September and October.

Guard Change Ceremonies

Discover some of the other Changing the Guard ceremonies around the world you can visit on your travels.

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