Centro Cultural Matucana 100
One of Santiago's hippest alternative arts venues, the huge red-brick Centro Cultural Matucana 100 gets its gritty industrial look from...
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Espacio Quinta Normal
This branch of the downtown Museo de Arte Contemporáneo specializes in offbeat and experimental exhibitions. It's housed in the Palacio...
Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos
Opened in 2010, this brand-new museum isn't for the faint of heart: the exhibits expose the terrifying human rights violations and...
El Huaso Enrique
On weekend nights at this traditional cueca venue, watch proud Chileans hit the dance floor - performing their national dance, a...
From the bright walls and saloon-style doors to the tacos, quesadillas and chimichangas (fried burritos), Plaza Garibaldi turns out...
Lonely Planet review
One of Santiago's most unique dining experiences. The name means 'French barbershop,' and that's exactly what this elegant corner building, dating from 1868, was originally used for. Decorated with quirky antiques (all available for purchase), the building still has turn-of-the-century charm; it gets crowded on weekend evenings with hip Santiaguinos who come for the excellent French-inflected seafood dishes and funky atmosphere.