The city of Tacna is located near the Chilean border in southern Peru. A neo-Renaissance cathedral stands on the central Paseo Civico de Tacna promenade. In the nearby area, there is a monument dedicated to soldiers of the War of the Pacific and a regional historical museum containing documents related to the conflict.
Museo Ferroviario, Tacna Historical Museum, and Museo Ferroviario are some of the most popular attractions of Tacna. An extensive deposit of sodium nitrate has been discovered at Tacna, a mining town known for its sodium nitrate deposits. A wave of immigrants from Italy came to Tacna as a result of its economic prosperity.