At the north end of Parque Alameda you'll see the old clock tower, aduana (customs house) and cigar factory. A curious mix of smart...
Santiago's old French quarter was first settled by colonists from Haiti in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Set on a south-facing...
Jardín de los Helechos
The peaceful garden is a lush haven of 350 types of ferns and 90 types of orchids. It's the erstwhile private collection of santiagüero ...
Enlivening Paseo Alameda with its lively ranchón -style bar suspended over the water with a great view over the bay, this is an breezy...
Jardín de los Enramadas
Occupying a block just down from the casco histórico en route to the port, this garden is devoted to ornamental plants and great ice...
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Parque Alameda information
Below the Tivolí quarter, this narrow park embellishes a little-visited dockside promenade that opened in 1840 and was redesigned in 1893. At the north end you'll see the old clock tower , aduana (customs house) and cigar factory. A curious mix of smart architecture and port-side sketchiness, its fresh(er) sea air makes it good for a stroll.
To tie in with the 2015 quincentennial, plans are afoot to improve the harbor area with an elegant ‘Malecón’ beautified with palm trees, restaurants, a playground and a new park.