Santiago is a large city with a laid-back atmosphere. It’s surrounded by the gorgeous Andes Mountains and is your gateway to wine regions, Patagonia and even Easter Island.

Santiago’s has got a lot of attention as a city that’s really coming into its own. It’s got great museums and cultural events, delicious food, local crafts and of course, plenty of wine.

Things to Do in Santiago

It’s time to introduce you to the top attractions in the city!

Take the Funicular up to San Cristobal Hill

Taking the funicular up to Cerro San Cristobal in Santiago, Chile is an amazing experience.

Learn About Human Rights Politics at Museum of Memory and Human Rights

The museum celebrates human rights and exposes the atrocities of past wrongs committed by the Pinochet dictatorship.

Explore the Neighborhoods of Santiago

The Bellas Arte neighborhood is full of bars and cafés that make for perfect people watching. Nearby Barrio Bellavista has some great restaurants and good nightlife.

Try Chilean Food

Thanks to an influx of Peruvian immigrants, pretty much any Peruvian restaurant here is authentic and delicious.

Check Out the Markets in Santiago

Mercado Central is a great lunch stop, but make sure to eat around the edges rather than in the center – same food, lower prices!

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