Itinerary

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Starting the tour with the transfer from the hotel, or pre-established point, you will go to the Paris and London neighborhood, passing by the San Francisco Church and Convent. The streets and buildings of this entire area are related to episodes of modern Chilean history, such as the Headquarters of the Socialist Party and the London 38 Corporation, a building used as a clandestine detention center after the Military Coup. Currently, it is a center for reflection and cultural creation.

Then, the civic center where the Presidential Palace La Moneda, Constitution´s Square, Ministries, Stock Exchange, Supreme Court, etc., passing through the old building of El Mercurio, newspaper founded on 1827, courts of justice and Former Palace of La Real Custom Control. Then you will walk to the Armas Square, where you will appreciate the Metropolitan Cathedral, City Hall Palace, Central Post Office, National Historical Museum, Ex-Former National Congress and Diplomatic Academy. Followed by a guided tour of the Pre-Columbian Art Museum.

Later, you will take the vehicle to go to the Santa Lucía Hill, or Huelén Hill called by the natives of the area, place chosen by the conquistador Pedro de Valdivia to establish their camp before founding Santiago de la Nueva Extremadura, where we will have a panoramic view of the city. From there you will visit the Barrio Lastarrias, emblematic place for the architecture of its houses and facades, especially those of the architect Luciano Kulczewski, who portray the influence of neo-Gothic architecture of the early twentieth century. From this point you will return to the hotel or another pre-established point to end the tour.


TIMING: 4 HOURS.

  • Tour guide.
  • Transportation.
  • Entrance and guided to the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art.
  • Mineral Water.
  • Paris and London Neighborhood.
  • Civic Center.
  • Museum of Pre-Columbian Art.
  • Plaza de Armas.
  • Santa Lucia Hill and Lastarrias Neighborhood.