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Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in Santiago, Chile

Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in Santiago, Chile, Santiago, Chile (B)

Nestled within the Santiago Valley and surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks, Santiago offers some great opportunities to explore and experience Chile. Chile stretches some 6,000 kilometers north to south along South America’s western coast. And Santiago, Chile’s national capital, holds over a third of the country’s 18 million people.

Santiago has a fascinating and rich history. Archaeologists think humans may have first set foot in what would become Santiago as far back as 12,000 years ago! The modern city was founded more recently by the Spanish in the 16th century, where it served as a jumping off point for ships embarking across the Pacific to Asia. Much of the city’s impressive colonial architecture still stands for you to admire today.

Like most large cities, Santiago has great food and some awesome things to see and do. If you’re spending a few days in Santiago and are looking for some great experiences, we’ve got you covered.

I asked a bunch of travel bloggers about their favorite activities and places in Santiago, Chile. From stunning tower views to walking tours and bustling mercados, here’s what they recommend: ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in Santiago, Chile
Guide Location: Chile » Santiago
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tim Kroeger
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.universal-traveller.com/best-things-to-do-in-santiago-chile/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Gran Torre Santiago
  • Church of Vera Cruz
  • Bruna Palace
  • Posada del Corregidor
  • Pueblito Los Dominicos
  • Plaza de Armas
  • Santiago Metropolitan Park
  • botanical garden
  • Pablo Neruda’s museum
  • La Piojera
  • Mercado Central
  • Parque Forestal (Forest Park)
  • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
  • Donde Augusto
  • Cerro San Cristobal Funicular
  • Pio Nino Station
  • National Zoo of the Metropolitan Park of Santiago
  • Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Centre

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