If you're a first time visitor to Santiago, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Santiago.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Santiago.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"In Santiago you should stay in Providencia or Las Condes which are the best neighborhoods and from there you can take the subway to the city center and other places like Lastarria and Bellavista." See More
"If you're into poetry and love Pablo Neruda, take a tour of his home La Chascona." See More
"Don´t miss : parque forestal and lastarria neighborhood to take a walk around (Parque Forestal,Nolita, Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center, Emporio La Rosa to take an ice cream or a cup of tea looking at the park)." See More
"You might walk downtown (government palace La Moneda), Santa Lucía Hill, Bellas Artes, Parque Forestal, San Cristóbal Hill l." See More
"Sculpture Park lots of interesting sculptures to see and a good place for people watching as well!" See More
"Don`t forget to visit San Cristóbal or Santa Lucía Hill to get some great pics to the Andes(San Cristobal is better" See More
"Also, you can walk from one to the another one, including Parque Forestal, Barrio Bellas Artes." See More
"I'm more or less an intermediate skier and I was fine at Valle Nevado." See More
"Since you seem interested in South America, maybe consider Chile which has extraordinary landscapes (Atacama Desert Minerals SA to Patagonia (Argentina)), interesting cities, great food and lovely, friendly people." See More
"If you want outdoor activies, you can go to Cerro Manquehue or San Cristóbal Hill." See More
"Museums: Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino (a must), Cafeteria y Tienda Mseo de la Moda (according to your taste), Vega Central (food market), walk besides mapocho river, República and Yungay, (nice neighbourhoods), Pueblito de Los Dominicos (handicrafts), maybe some vineyard not so far." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Santiago locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Santiago.
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