See It All in Santiago
Tour interesting museums, explore cool barrios, or hit the slopes
Whether you’re looking for luxury shopping, Latin American art, or a lively night out, you’ll find it all in the cosmopolitan Chilean capital. Hike or take the cable car to the top of San Cristóbal Hill for awe-inspiring panoramic views, catch the changing of the guard ceremony outside Moneda Palace, or visit the quirky home of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda at La Chascona. You’ll find a lineup of must-see museums, including the Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art, containing artifacts dating back 10,000 years, the moving Museum of Memory and Human Rights, which pays tribute to victims of Augusto Pinochet’s military dictatorship, and the Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, featuring renowned works from Chilean and international artists. Dig into fresh seafood dishes at one of the many restaurants in the Central Market, do some duty-free shopping at malls like Parque Arauco®, and wander the trendy neighborhoods of Bellavista, Brasil, and Lastarria. During the winter months, enjoy skiing or snowboarding in fresh powder at La Parva and other surrounding ski resorts in the magnificent Andes Mountains.