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Top 10 places in Santiago
Our app features the history of 41 monuments and great sites including places to discover Santiago. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Santiago
The Palace of the Mint is one of the most beautiful palaces made by Spain in South America. It was built between 1784 and 1805 on the plans of the Italian architect Joaquin Toesca for the Ministry of Finance, which used it to hit the currencies. In 1845 it became the seat of government, as well as... Read more
After the construction of several cathedrals that collapsed during earthquakes, the current cathedral was built more solidly between 1748 and 1800 on the plans of Matías Vásquez Acuña, seconded by Jesuit brothers. The main work was finished in 1775, then the Italian architect Joaquin Toesca built... Read more
It seems that under the center of the city of Santiago there was an ancient Inca village located at the crossroads of two roads. When Pedro de Valdivia arrived at the site in 1541, he planned to create a garrison town built in checkerboards, with a center that was to become the Plaza de Armas,... Read more
It was built by the Franco-Chilean architect Emile Jéquier in collaboration with Mauricio Aubert and Enrique Grossín, to house the Museum of Fine Arts which settled there in 1910. The building is neoclassical with details Ornamental art nouveau; Its façade is inspired by that of the Petit Palais in... Read more
The land on which this district was built belonged to the Franciscan monks of the San Francisco church. Because of financial difficulties, they sold them at the beginning of the 20th century. And the State bought a good part of it to create this new district called Paris-Londres. It was designed by... Read more
Pedro de Valdivia decided to found the town of Santiago de Nueva Extremadura near this hill, which allowed the city to be dominated. It was there that the first vineyards and the first mills appeared. During the period of the Spanish reconquest (1814-1817) two castles were built there, of which... Read more
Before the arrival of the Spaniards, the summit of this hill was venerated by the aborigines who called it "Tupahue" (divine place). At the top of the hill San Cristóbal, at a height of 863 meters, stands a large white statue of the Virgin. Set on a pedestal of 9 m high which contains a small... Read more
The Museum of Contemporary Art was founded in 1947 and was first installed in the "Palacio Versailles" of the Parque Quinta Normal; In 1974, a large part of his works was transferred to the building which housed the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, next to the Palais des Beaux-Arts, in the Parque Forestal.... Read more
This cultural center located in front of the Palace of the Moneda was built between 2004 and 2006 on the plans of the Chilean architect Cristián Undurraga, on the occasion of the bicentenary of the Republic of Chile. The center offers an extensive educational program: guided tours, cinema,... Read more
It is hosted by the former Royal Customs Building, built in 1807, on the plans of Joaquin Toesca. The museum was founded in 1981 by the Chilean philanthropist Sergio Larraín García-Moreno, who offered his whole collection of pre-Columbian objects to the community, so that it became aware of its... Read more
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