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MUSEO CHILENO DE ARTE PRECOLOMBINO

The Museum is housed in one of Santiago’s most distinguished colonial buildings. Constructed in 1805 in the neoclassical style, thebuilding originally was home to the colonial government’s Royal Customs House. Located one block from the Plaza de Armas of Santiago, the site the Museum occupies has always played a central role in the history of both the city and the country.


Where?
Bandera 361, Santiago.

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Precolombino

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LA CHASCONA!

La Chascona was one of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda’s three houses. Located in the capital, Santiago, in the Barrio Bellavista neighborhood on the slopes of San Cristóbal Hill, La Chascona retains the poet’s signature quirky style, in particular, his love of the sea, and is now a popular destination for tourists.

Where?
La Chascona

More Info?
Fundación Neruda

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CLUB AMANDA

Club Amanda is one of the most important stages of Chile, presenting every week an attractive national and foreign billboard, related to the world of music, culture and entertainment.

Where?
Embajador Doussinague 1767 / Local 0027d,  Vitacura.

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Club Amanda

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CLUB LA FERIA!

Originally an old theatre in the heart of Bellavista, La Feria is now Santiago’s most famous electronic nightclub, boasting great acoustics, a Funktion One sound system and some striking light shows.

Where?
Constitución 275, Providencia.

More Info?
La Feria

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ECO SANTIAGO TOURS!

Eco Santiago Tours was born in 2017 out of the need for a new tour route that covers the parks and the green side of the city. Explore the biggest metropolitan park in South America and the 4thº biggest in the world, discover this beautiful oasis in the middle of the city that`s full of secrets, history and surprises.

Meeting point?
Plaza Italia

When?
Tuesday to Saturday

More Info?
Eco Santiago Tours

BAR BERRI!

Bar Berri is a classic of the Lastarria neighborhood. This place is located in El Rosal street and stands out for its antique furniture and for being very beautiful. Among the specialties of the house, fried pine pies, hamburgers and craft beers are recommended.

Where?
Rosal 321, Santiago.

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LAGUNA DEL INCA!

Laguna del Inca is the name given to a lagoon located in the Andes mountain range in the area of Portillo, located in the province of Los Andes, and also the name used to refer to a legend referring to this lagoon. A true pearl is hidden only hours from Santiago.

Where?
Laguna del Inca

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CAFÉ BERLIN!

This popular hangout just off José Victorino Lastarria – the main artery of the neighbourhood – draws in the bearded and moustached Santiago population. With its quirky industrial interior, dangling metal light fixtures and a splash of colour, the place is extremely aesthetically pleasing.

Where?
Padre Luis de Valdivia 339, Santiago.

Source: TCT

CAFÉ WONDERLAND

Jump down the rabbit hole and arrive in Alice’s Wonderland. This café is brimming with character, from the little potion pots the teas are served in, to the trunks and sofas from a bygone era. What’s more, the food and drink will not dishearten you, from full English breakfasts and tasty brunches, to vegan cakes.

Where?
Rosal 361, Santiago.

Source: TCT

CAFÉ FORESTAL

Opposite the Bellas Artes Museum is this sweet little café, and the coffees are not to be missed. On a cold day, opt for a warming hot chocolate, or choose from one of their many herbal teas.

Where?
Ismael Valdés Vergara 490, Santiago.

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PATIO DIVAN!

A great cheap and cheerful bar that has a selection of variations of the pisco sour – we recommend the ginger and honey pisco sour. As you walk past the kitchen you will no doubt smell the whiffs of delicious food, tempting you to dine out on the patio as well as take advantage of their affordable drinks.

Where?
José Victorino Lastarria 202, Santiago.

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RAPA NUI!

This authentic local spot, named after the indigenous Rapa Nui tribe of Easter Island, attracts a lively and diverse crowd in the Providencia neighborhood. Though their sandwiches are tasty, this establishment is best known for its bartender’s heavy pour. The bar serves up the strongest piscolas in the city.

Where?
José Manuel Infante 1397, Providencia.

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SANTUARIO EL CAÑI

Catch a view of four different Chilean volcanoes at the El Mirador lookout in Sanctuario El Cañi. This 1,500 acre nature preserve is located 13 miles east of Pucón, one of southern Chile’s leading cities for adventure tourism.

Where?
Santuario el Cañi

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Santuario el Cañi

PAN DE AZUCAR NATIONAL PARK

This gorgeous natural park located on Chile’s northern coast is an often overlooked destination among Chileans. Pan de Azúcar National Park is ideal for spotting local wildlife like the guanaco, a llama-like camelid. Over 27 types of cacti can be found in the coastal desert park, which offers a stunning view of the ocean.

Where?
Pan de Azucar

Source: TCT

MAC SANTIAGO

Chile’s contemporary art museum, operated by the University of Chile’s Arts Faculty, has two different locations, each with their share of contemporary Chilean and international artwork.  Both museum locations host interesting public cultural events like concerts and book launch parties. Check the museum’s calendar to see if any events pique your interest.

Where?
MAC

More Info?
MAC

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NERUDA`S HOUSE AT ISLA NEGRA

Casa de Isla Negra was one of Pablo Neruda’s three houses in Chile. It is located at Isla Negra, a coastal area of El Quisco commune. It was his favorite house and where he and his third wife, Matilde Urrutia, spent the majority of their time in Chile. The house is now a writer’s home museum, managed by the Pablo Neruda Foundation, and has become a popular tourist destination.

Where?
Isla Negra

More Info?
Fundacion Neruda

Source: WikiExplora

RIO PAINE WATERFALL!

From this waterfall located in the Torres del Paine park, you can see the Torres, three striking hills formed by granite-shaped rocks that gave the name to the Park. Climbers from all over the world come every year to the park to try to reach their summits by climbing their vertical walls, with interesting degrees of difficulty. Their names D ‘Agostin , central and Monzino.

Where?
Torres del Paine

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JOSÉ RAMÓN 277!

This hip sandwich shop is tucked away on a tiny street between the GAM Cultural Center and Barrio Lastarria. José Ramón 277 offers tasty artisanal beers on tap, a charming and modern atmosphere and a slightly more gourmet take on the classic Chilean sandwich.

Where?
José Ramón Gutiérrez 277, Santiago.

Reservations?
+56 9 4258 1689

Source: TCT

 

AZUL PROFUNDO!

In the heart of Bellavista you can eat fresh fish while surrounded by art and poetry, Azul Profundo’s interiors having a similar theme to Pablo Neruda’s coastal houses. Why not taste some of the delicious local fish, including ceviche, chupes,  locos, and machas a la parmesana.

Where?
Calle Constitucion 111, Bellavista.

More Info?
Azul Profundo

Source: TCT

AMADEUS!

This place is a great choice not only for its pizza menu, but also for inventive salads, tasty piadinas and an extensive dessert list. Expect Napoletana-style pizzas with a huge selection of vegetarian and meat toppings.

Where?
Bustamante 50, Providencia.

More Info?
Amadeus

Source: TCT