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Santiago City Highlights Walking Tour
"We will start our tour jumping on the subway or taxi to get to the popular neighborhood of La Chimba. You’ll begin the tour walking around the isles filled with fresh and colorful fruit vegetables and spices of La Vega Central. After crossing to the southern side of the Mapocho river we will go into the Central Market to see some of the extraordinary variety of shellfish that the long Chilean coast offers in a building that was actually made in Scotland in the late 19th Century. A few blocks away we will step into the beautiful Cathedral of Santiago located in the Central Square of the old city and walk our way through the busy streets to the finan the presidential palace and the top of Santa Lucia Hill where Santiago was founded in 1541. The rising gastronomy of Santiago is part of our tour so for lunch we will stop at a gourmet wine bar and restaurant where you’ll have plenty of opportunit where you will have the option to spend some leisure time shopping take the funicular to the top of San Cristobal Hill and choose one of the many restaurants on Constitution St. for dinner later we will then chaperone you back to your hotel."
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Santiago Half-Day City Tour
"Your guide and driver will pick you up from your centrally located hotel in Santiago to start the tour. You will head to visit the main attractions of the city including Cerro Santa Lucia Classic Quarter in Historic Santiago La Moneda Palace the Municipality of Santiago the National Historical Museum the Santiago Cathedral (Catedral de Santiago) and more. During the tour your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the different advances
From $35.00
 
Private Santiago City Half Day Tour
"After a pickup in the morning or afternoon begin the tour by visiting the installations at the Club Hípico de Santiago or ""Equestrian Club"" which is a replica of one of the most beautiful equestrian clubs of France. Later continue on by the old wealthy neighborhood of the city which dazzles with the architecture complete with a few surprises within the current occupants of the buildings. Continue on toward the civic center of the city
From $45.00

Cerro Santa Lucia Tips (30)

Cerro Santa Lucia

Every city needs parks and Santiago has several, both small and large. This is one of the smallest but it is also arguably the most central and possibly the prettiest. It is perched on a rocky outcrop...
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toonsarah
Dec 11, 2016

Climbing Cerro Santa Lucia

There is a metro station to that place. It is worth to spend there at least one hour, it is a lovely place and the views over Santiago from the cerro are wonderful.Apart from Pedro de Valdivia statue...
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jorgejuansanchez
Jan 05, 2016

Cerro Santa Lucia

The expedition to the Kingdom of Chile led by Pedro de Valdivia came to the Central Valley in December 1540. After exploring the vicinity of Mapocho river, on December 13th, 1540, the expedition...
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Noel_Leon
Dec 24, 2011

The Santa Lucia Hill

The Cerro Santa Lucia, it´s in the middle of the city, It´s a hill and was one the first places where Pedro de Valdia ( our conqueror) founded the city in Feb 12th of 1554Now it´s a nice place , with...
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mev1976
Apr 04, 2011

Cerro Santa Lucia

Park with great views of the city. This is a definite must see. This park was originally a hillside fort. Now, it's a park with wonderful fountains, gardens and walkways.However, the park has a...
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Jim_Eliason
Jan 30, 2009

Cerro Santa Lucia

Cerro Santa Lucia is a pretty hill in the centre of Santiago. It is 69 m high and from the top you get great views of the city. When you enter, you must sign a visitors' book in the presence of the...
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iwys
Jan 12, 2009

View on the city from the Zoo

Of course it was nice observing all these animals while visiting the Zoo. Even in winter time there were some colourful plants in the zoo, and from the open spots you already had a great city over the...
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filipdebont
Nov 30, 2008

What a view

If you want to se something at Cerro Santa Lucia, you must climb some steps, but the view is worth the effort. Even on a grey Sunday morning.I think it must be great to climb this hill on a clear and...
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filipdebont
Sep 28, 2008

Caupolican

The Cerro Santa Lucia, which is a beautiful city park, with some beautiful buildings and fountains.On top is also a fortress, the Bateria Hidalgo, at the big platform you can see the canons.And there...
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filipdebont
Sep 28, 2008

Up the Hill

Cerro means Hill in Spanish, so Cerro Santa Lucia means Santa Lucia Hill.In fact it is a small hill in the city centre of Santiago (is only 70 metres of height).This is the place where the city is...
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filipdebont
Sep 28, 2008

My favorite spot in Santiago

When Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna was elected mayor of Santiago in 1872, one of his first decisions was to improve the city's urban environment and among his many projects was the development of Cerro...
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Jefie
Sep 24, 2008

This is where it began

Cerro Santa Lucia rises up in the very heart of Santiago, winding paths and stairways leading up through lush green gardens to a small plaza where an old city gate faces a memorial sculpture of the...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 24, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Cerro Santa Lucia

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Museo Pre Columbian

The Museum of Pre-Columbean Art / Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino is also in the centre of town and its permanent exhibition is showing exhibits of the last 4500 years from South America as well as...
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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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Torre Entel

Santiago Landmark along Alameda. This tower can serve as a landmark to navigate by. It was built in 1974 as a TV antenna tower and was at the time the tallest structure in Santiago at 418 feet. ...
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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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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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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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