Castles, Palaces & Historic Buildings in Santiago

Within Latin America, Santiago isn't necessarily known for its abundance of palaces and historic buildings, but there are actually a fair number. And the fact that they city is not reknowned for them is that at times, you can have a very peaceful visit. Come to get to know the history of Santiago, founded in 1541 at Cerro Huelén known nowadays as Cerro Santa Lucía and rebuilt many times since then, with many of its older buildings dating back just a hundred years or so, due to fires and seismic activity since the city was founded.

The buildings in question make a great backdrop for pictures, and though Santiago might not have some of the oldest examples on the continent, they're still probably older and more Spanish in style than anything you have back home!

Edificio Club de la Unión

Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 1091

National Monument and site for social events...
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Iglesia, Convento y Museo de San Francisco

Casona de Las Condes

Fernández Concha 700
Universidad Andrés Bello

Art exhibitions all year round... read more

Cerro Santa Lucía

Avenida Bernardo O'Higgins 499

Santiago was founded here... read more

Calle Nueva York & the Bolsa de Comercio

Nueva York
Calle Nueva York

Historic Street of Santiago... read more

Casa Manso de Velasco

Santo Domingo 689
Santiago Centro

National Monument and headquarters of the Senate of the Republic... read more

Ex-Congreso Nacional and Palacio de los Tribunales

Museo Postal Correos de Chile

Plaza de Armas s/n

Historic and ecological stamp collection... read more

Catedral Metropolitana and Museo de Arte Sagrado

La Chascona

Fernando Márquez de la Plata 0192

Former Residence of Pablo Neruda... read more
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