Santiago Attractions

Santiago is many cities rolled into one. Like to get out and about? Try Bellavista or Ñuñoa. Looking to relive your college days (in Spanish)? Check out Suecia. Love flea markets? Don't miss Persa Bio bio. Looking for treasures? Two antique malls will empty your pockets quicker than you can say " me lo llevo" (I'll take it). Art Santiago has more than a smattering of museums, including the Fine Arts Museum (Museo Bellas Artes) which gets many high-quality traveling exhibitions, from Warhol to Kandinsky. Public art abounds, in the form of exhibitions in various municipality buiildings, a peaceful sculpture park in Providencia, and many ornate churches. Hiking Santiago also has several semi-urban or easy-to-get-to hikes nearby, from climbing Cerro San Cristobal right in the city to taking a bus out to Parque Mahuida in the comuna (district) of La Reina, which connects to the larger " Sendero de Chile" (Chilean Trail). Classical Music Lovers of theater, opera, classical music and jazz will find more than enough to fill up their nights, with the Universidad de Chile's Theater and the National Theater as well as several independennt venues serving up nighttime entertainment. Concerts and bands A lively independent music scene fills up the night with sounds of Chilean rock, metal, folk and other indie sounds, and concerts and shows can cost as little as a couple of dollars. Other Assorted Activities There are also places to ice skate, go bowling, play mini golf and other childhood activities, including video arcades that even have pinball machines. If flying through the air is more your speed, ou can head up to Cajón de Maipo for parasailing, to the coast for kitesurfing, or up to Santa María de Manquehue to try mountainboarding!

La Bicicleta Verde City Tour

Loreto 6

Take a beach cruiser around town with La Bicicleta Verde and check out Santiago from the ground level... read more

Mercado Central

San Pablo 967 Interior
Vergara and Av. 21 de Mayo

Traditional Market... read more

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La Vega Central

Antonia Lopez De Bello

The true neighborhood market of Santiago... read more

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Patio Bellavista

Constitucion 30

Open air mini shopping center with dozens of shops with handicrafts from all over Chile and restaurants to last the whole week long... read more

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Cerro San Cristóbal

A large pointed hill with the Virgin Mary on top, that serves as Santiago's backyard... read more

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Cerro Santa Lucia

Santiago, Chile

Cerro Santa Lucía is the smaller of the two iconic hills in Santiago... read more

Museo Parque de las Esculturas

Avenida Santa María 2201

Sculptures, music and fresh air... read more

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

Bandera 361

One of the most important museums in the city...
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Museo de La Memoria

Matucana 501

Well-carried out Museum about the Chilean dictatorship, the years leading up to it, international opposition and its downfall... read more

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Parque Mahuida de La Reina

Avda Larrain, 11095

Spectacular pre-cordillera access just minutes from downtown Santiago... read more

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Tours 4 Tips Walking Tour Valparaiso

plaza sotomayor

Tip-based walking tour of Valparaiso with knowledgeable guides... read more

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Parque Bicentenario

Avenida Bicentenario 3800

Beautifully landscaped park with two lagoons and black-necked swans... read more

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Spicy Chile Popular Chile tour

Patronato metro

Short, pay-what you wish tour of some popular spots across the river near the Central Market... read more

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Spicy Chile Patrimonial Route

Metro República

Walking tour of Barrio Brasil and Yungay, two classic old neighborhoods of Santiago... read more

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Spicy Chile Downtown Walking Tour

La Moneda

Walking tours of downtown Santiago, from La Moneda to La Chascona... read more

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Lastarria 90

Jose Victorino Lastarria 90

A small, nonprofit theater in the center of one of Santiago's most storied cobblestoned pedestrian thoroughfares... read more

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Slow Travel Tours

Personalized tours to La Vega (main market) and then cooking classes at a country house just minutes from Santiago... read more

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Parque Nacional La Campana

Parque Olmue, Olmue

A lovely park nestled into the coastal range, a short drive from Santiago, Chile... read more

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Reserva Nacional Rio Clarillo


A short hour-busride from Santiago brings you to Río Clarillo, a national reserve with a beautiful river that runs all year long... read more

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Cascada de las Animas

Camino Al Volcan 31087

A great place to hike, camp, eat and generally hang out in the canyon area of Cajon de Maipo near Santiago, Chile... read more
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