Free Tour Santiago
A free four-hour walking tour of downtown Santiago: guides work for tips only, so be prepared to offer gratuity. No booking necessary,...
Plaza de Armas
Since the city's founding in 1541, the Plaza de Armas has been its symbolic heart. In colonial times a gallows was the square's grisly...
Museo Histórico Nacional
Colonial furniture, weapons, paintings, historical objects and models chart Chile's colonial and republican history at the Museo...
From the chrome counter to the waitstaff of old-timers, this fuente de soda is as vintage as they come. It has been churning out...
Plaza de Armas · interesting places nearby
Catedral Metropolitana information
Overlooking the Plaza de Armas is the neoclassical Catedral Metropolitana, built between 1748 and 1800. Bishops celebrating mass on the lavish main altar may feel uneasy: beneath them is the crypt where their predecessors are buried.