Centro Cultural del Bicentenario
This excellent cultural center on the plaza has given Santiago a real boost. It’s an airy, modern space housing three museums, all...
Museo de Ciencias Antropológicas y Naturales
An excellent collection founded by two French archaeologist brothers, it is by far the most interesting thing to see in town. There’s a...
Named for the city’s founder and 10 blocks from Plaza Libertad, this enormous eucalypt- and casuarina-filled area has a small zoo ,...
La Casa del Folclorista
On the way to the riverfront, this is a big barn of a peña that has live folk bands at weekends and cheap food. The music tends to kick...
Strangely empty of pint-sized horse riders, the staid atmosphere of the Jockey Club belongs to another era but belies the quality and...
Lonely Planet review
Set back from the plaza, this is a discreet and reliable restaurant with well-dressed waiters who see to your every need. There’s a fine salad bar with plenty of vegetables (AR$28, or AR$18 with a main) and a wide choice of food that includes enormous parrilla options as well as a tasty arroz a la valenciana (paella).