SANTIAGO
NICKNAMECITY OF ISLAND HILLS
POPULATION5.6 MILLION
NATIVE INHABITANTSPICUNCHE
The capital city, Santiago boasts art, culture, tons of local food and drink, along with a highly active nightlife which many have come to prize. Museums galore, galleries, shops and historic buildings are hallmarks of the city. While its setting amid the mountains provides views for miles from within a bustling urban environment.
Santiago is also a wonderful base from which to explore notable Chilean destinations to include Casablanca, the premiere white wine producing region in Chile, or even a day trip to the colorful city of Valparaiso.
  • FOOD AND DRINK

    The restaurant and bar scene is among the best in Chile. From more humble local fare, to gourmet dining options, the city has hundreds of restaurants showcasing the best of Chilean cuisine. And because of the robust wineries around Santiago, you are always guaranteed a perfect pairing for your meal.

  • PLAZA DE ARMAS

    The main square of the city, the plaza is ringed by the region’s most historic buildings including: the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago. Spend an afternoon in the plaza and take in the beauty of the architecture along with all of the local color.

  • MERCADO CENTRAL

    As this is the main market of the city, visiting tourists can find all sorts of food, souvenirs, and antiques. But the main offering here: the fish. Seafood from around the region comes through the market, as such it’s become legendary. It is even said that the poet Pablo Neruda enjoyed his favorite seafood dish here quite frequently.

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