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"Private Santiago City Experience: Walking Tour
Private Santiago City Experience: Walking Tour"Private Santiago City Experience: Walking Tour Market Visit Lunch and Coffee""On this private walking tour you will experience Santiago like a true local and feel like a real ""Santiaguino"" as you visit boutiques food markets and various neighborhoods accompanied by an expert
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Santiago Stopover City Tour
"Discover the classic attractions of Santiago the Chilean capital on a personalized guided tour. Situated in the country’s central valley and home to 7 million people Santiago’s rapid economic growth has made it one of South America’s most developed cities. Its unique urban environment artfully unites classic and modern.Experience Chile´s rich cultural heritage through the city’s monuments including the Plaza de Armas (the main square) Santa Lucia Hill La Moneda (the Government Palace)
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Small-Group Night City Tour: San Cristobal Hill and Dinner Show
"Start the evening with a pickup from your hotel in an air-conditioned van to climb to the top of San Cristobal Hill. The hill is without a doubt the most beautiful view over the city and quite possibly the highest lookout point.The tour will continue toward the civic center in Santiago where you will be able to enjoy a panoramic view of La Moneda Palace Plaza de la Constitución the municipal theater and Mercado Central (Central Market). Afterward head among the rivers to the upper town
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Cerro San Cristobal Tips (31)

Cerro San Cristobal

You can't miss the Cerro San Cristobal as it sits with the Virgin on top overlooking the city of Santiago. It is a popular place to walk, run or ride a bike in the weekends - especially weekends after...
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kiwigal_1
Dec 06, 2016

Teleferico

One of the nicest ways to see Santiago is to take the Teleferico up Cerro San Cristobal hill. The teleferico was originally built in 1980 and has recently undergone a massive upgrade which meant it...
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kiwigal_1
Dec 06, 2016

Cerro San Cristobal

If you are visiting Santiago in Chile one of the highlights has to be the Cerro San Cristobal. The hill of Cerro San Cristobal can be reached by foot, by car via the road or by riding the funicular....
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bal_brs
Oct 08, 2013

Cerro San Cristobal: Great Views of the City

A park, a stroll for lovers, and a big tourist destination Cerro San Cristobal offers some commanding views of the City. There is a funicular that takes you all the way up the hill to the statue. A...
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TooTallFinn24
Feb 27, 2012

Cerro San Cristóbal

Cerro San Cristóbal is a hill in northern Santiago. It is 880 meters above sea level therefore about 300 meters over Santiago. It was named after St Christopher by the Spanish conquistadors because of...
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al2401
Jan 02, 2012

The spot is a superb location to view Santiago

At the peak, there is a church with an amphitheater, and a 22 meter statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary donated by France in the 1920s. At its foothills are the Metropolitan Zoo and a Japanese-style...
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MJL
Mar 06, 2010

View from Cerro San Christobal

When you are at the top of Cerro San Christobal, near the statue of the Virgen de la Inmaculada Concepcion, you have a great view over the city.I think this is the highest spot from where you can se...
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filipdebont
Nov 30, 2008

Statue of Virgen de la Inmaculada Concepcion

As we continued our journey up the San Christobal hill with the funicular, we finally arrived at the Sanctuario Inmaculada Concepcion.At this Sanctuario Inmaculada Concepcion Pope John Paul II held a...
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filipdebont
Nov 30, 2008

White Tigers

It was a nice experience visiting the jardin zoologica de Santiago. It can be easily done while you want to visit the San Christobal hill.There were a lot of different animals. During my visit, the...
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filipdebont
Nov 30, 2008

View from Terraza Bellavista

At the end point of the funicular ride, you arrive at the Terraza Bellavista.From this Terraza you have a splendid view over the city, and on a clear day you can see the snowy mountains. As we visited...
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filipdebont
Nov 23, 2008

Funicular

The easiest way going up Cerro San Christobal, is using the Funicular.For prices and schedules se my transportation tips, and of course the official website.There are different formulas, I did choose...
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filipdebont
Nov 23, 2008

Funicular Ride

You can take a two person gondola ride from one mountain/hill of Cerro San Cristobal to the next. There was a charge for the ride, but it wasn't much. The view of the city was fantastic.From the...
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Nov 15, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Cerro San Cristobal

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Las Chascona - Pablo Neruda's House

Tours are given in english and spanish. While it's a short tour, around 45 minutes, it's packed full of information and the guides are great. This particular house was made for his mistress and later...
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Parque Forestal

The Mapocho River flows east to west through Santiago, dividing the city into two, and for much of its length the southern bank is given over to a strip of parkland, laid out on land that was...
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Museo de Bellas Artes

IMO, this is the 2nd best museum in Santiago de Chile (after Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino). The entrance fee is 600CLP (student with ISIC Card 300CLP), and with Turistik bus ticket, it's...
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Mercado Central

Wherever we travel we enjoy visiting local markets – and by “local” I mean a proper produce market where local people shop rather than a tourist-focused one with craft and souvenir stalls (though one...
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Casa Colorada

The Casa Colorada, built in 1769, is one of the most nicely preserved colonial buildings in Santiago. Again, not only has it survived the city's extreme modernization, it also made it through several...
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Metropolitan Cathedral

Santiago’s imposing cathedral sits on the west side of the Plaza de Armas. I choose the word “imposing” deliberately, as I found it somewhat solid and grand rather than attractive. It was built...
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