Free Walking Tour Santiago Chile

Chile, Santiago Guide (B): Free Walking Tour Santiago Chile

Santiago in Chile was our first experience of a Free Walking Tour. Since that first tour, we have been hooked! If there is a Free Walking Tour in a City it is usually the first thing we do. We learn so much and we enjoy the snippets of information that the guides share with you. We get a personal viewpoint on the city from a local’s point of view. Have you taken a Free Walking Tour?

Our first walking tour ever was in South America and it was conducted by Johnny, a Scotsman, passionate about Santiago his adopted hometown.

Plaza de Armas is considered the centre of Santiago and all distances to and from Chile are measured from this plaza. It is here you will find the sculpture in honour of Chile’s Mapucho People.

Palacio la Moneda is the seat of the President of Chile. The building began construction in 1784 and was officially opened in 1805. During the period 1814 – 1929 the building was used for the production of Chile’s coin currency.

You can enjoy the changing of the guard at 10am on weekdays and 11am on weekends. The changing of the guard takes place every 2 days; in odd months on odd days and in even months on even days. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Free Walking Tour Santiago Chile
Guide Location: Chile » Santiago
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Santa Lucia Hill Palacio la Moneda Plaza de Armas Wonderful Cafe
Author: Jane Dempster-smith
Read it on author's website: https://totraveltoo.com/free-walking-tour-santiago-chile/

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