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  1. Chile
  2. Santiago Metropolitan Region
  3. Santiago
  4. Plaza de Armas

Santiago Sightseeing Classic City Tour

Product ID: 42570
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Discover Santiago, the capital of Chile and home to seven million people. Rapid economic growth has made it one of the most developed cities in South America, establishing a modern urban environment that unites classic and modern architecture.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pick-up service

Hotel pick-up is available. Please contact the local supplier after booking to arrange the service.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the classic and modern architecture in Santiago
  • Visit the historical Santa Lucia Hill, where spanish people and mapuches encounter, and enjoy an incredible view of Santiago from the top
  • Walk in La Plaza de Armas, a typical meeting point for chilean people
  • Be amazed by the majestic architecture of the Metropolitan Cathedral
  • See La Moneda (Government Palace), the seat of every Chilean President
Full description
Your tour starts from the hotel where the transfer will pick you up. Start through the main avenue of the city, knowing its history and its surroundings. Go down to the cobblestone neighborhood of Lastarría, a characteristic sector for its green areas and beautiful houses of the 19th century, now restored and mostly used as cafes, restaurants, bookstores and museums.

Then, go to Cerro Santa Lucia, here you will have time to walk and take pictures, while your guide tells you some of the most important episodes in the history of Santiago, such as the Mapuche/Spanish confrontation. From its terraces you will have a panoramic view of Santiago, as well as admiring relics and constructions from the colonial era, such as Castillo Hidalgo.

Go to your next stop, on the way see emblematic places of the city such as the Plaza de Armas, the Santiago Cathedral and its impressive architecture, in addition to the former national congress. Arrive at the imposing government house called “La Moneda” and next to it the “Plaza de la Constitución”; visit its surroundings and get to know more about its important and interesting history.

Once in your vehicle, the tour will continue with a step through the Central Market, one of the most characteristic gastronomic points of Santiago, and then continue to the upper sector of the capital. On the way, stop at a lapis lazuli store where you can admire and/or buy beautiful jewelry and unique crafts. Then, finish the tour at the respective hotel or drop off options.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from Santiago Hotels
  • Transportation insurance
  • Bilingual Live Guide (English & Spanish)
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up at Santiago International Airport
  • Meals and beverages not specified on the itinerary
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
If you're staying at Hilton (Airport), Holiday Inn (Airport), Diego de Almagro (Airport), Manquehue (Airport), Radisson Petra (La Dehesa) or Mercure (Ciudad Empresarial, Quilicura) you should reach one of the pick up zones located in Downtown, Providencia or Las Condes. For more information please contact the local supplier
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.2 / 5
based on 60 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
3.9/5
Safety
4.5/5

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GRAY LINE CHILE

Product ID: 42570