Monuments and Landmarks in Santiago (Chile)

Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos
  • Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos

    Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos (originally known as Estadio Nacional) is the national stadium of Chile, and is located in the Ñuñoa district of Santiago. It is the largest stadium in Chile with an official capacity of 48,665. It is part of a 62 hectare sporting complex which also features tennis courts, an aquatics center, a modern gymnasium, a velodrome, a BMX circuit, and an assistant ground/warmup athletics track. Construction began in February 1937 and the stadium was inaugurated on December ...
Parque de las Esculturas
Zoológico Nacional de Chile
San Cristóbal Hill
  • San Cristóbal Hill

    Cerro San Cristóbal (Tupahue, San Cristóbal Hill) is a hill in northern Santiago, Chile. It rises 850 m AMSL and about 300 m above the rest of Santiago; the peak is the second highest point in the city, after Cerro Renca. Cerro San Cristóbal was named by the Spanish conquistadors for St Christopher, in recognition of its use as a landmark. Its original indigenous name is Tupahue.
Vivero Cumbre
Costanera Center
  • Costanera Center

    The Costanera Center is a business and commercial complex that includes a six-floor shopping mall, the Gran Torre Santiago and three other skyscrapers - two high-end hotels and an office building. The complex is located in the commune of Providencia, Santiago, Chile, and is owned by the holding Cencosud. The tallest of the four buildings, the Gran Torre Santiago, was designed by architect César Pelli and is 300 metres (980 ft) tall, making it the tallest building in Latin America ...
Teatro Caupolicán
  • Teatro Caupolicán

    Teatro Caupolicán (Caupolicán Theatre) is a theatre and music venue located on the San Diego street in Santiago, Chile. It was opened in 1936. During its long history has hosted sporting, political, and cultural events. Currently is an important concert venue for popular Chilean and international artists, with a seating capacity of 4,500 and a total capacity of 5,400 (including standing places).
O'Higgins Park
  • O'Higgins Park

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    O'Higgins Park is Santiago, Chile's second largest public park (Santiago's Metropolitan Park is the largest). It is located in the center of the capital, in the Santiago Commune. Measuring some 190 acres (770,000 m²), it is about a quarter of the size of Manhattan's Central Park.The park, named after Bernardo O'Higgins (one of Chile's founding fathers), is a popular place for families to visit during weekends and holidays, especially during the national holiday on September 18, when a number of ...
Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
  • Biblioteca Nacional de Chile

    The Biblioteca Nacional de Chile is the national library of Chile. It is located on the Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins in Santiago, in a building completed in 1925, though its history reaches to the early nineteenth century before it was relocated to its current home.
Barrio Lastarria
  • Barrio Lastarria

    Barrio Lastarria (Lastarria Neighborhood) is an historical neighborhood in the center of Santiago, Chile. Now a popular tourist hub, Barrio Lastarria is a center for cultural activity, with cinemas, theaters, museums, restaurants and bars. Activities such as festivals and live performances are commonly held throughout the streets of Lastarria given its strong cultural flavor, particularly in J.V. Lastarria street and Parque Forestal. Barrio Lastarria is bordered by the Alameda and Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral to the south, Santa Lucía Hill to ...
Chilean National Zoo
  • Chilean National Zoo

    The Chilean National Zoo (Zoológico Nacional de Chile) is a 4.8-hectare (12-acre) zoo that was founded in 1925 in Santiago, Chile. Located at the foot of San Cristóbal Hill in what is known as the Santiago Metropolitan Park (Parque Metropolitano de Santiago), the zoo is home to thousands of animals representing 158 species. Unique exhibits feature Chilean native animals and birds including rare and endangered species. The Chilean National Zoo has a dual focus: to conserve and research species held at ...
Hogar de Cristo
  • Hogar de Cristo

    Hogar de Cristo ("Home of Christ", in Spanish pronounced /o.'gaɾ.ðe.'kɾis.to/) is a Chilean public charity created by Saint Alberto Hurtado, a Jesuit priest, on October 19, 1944. He was declared as saint by the Pope Benedict XVI in 2005. Currently, this foundation serves monthly more than 25,000 people in extreme poverty, in the more than 500 works throughout the country. It is led by Fr. Pablo Walker and is part of the works of the Jesuits in Chile.
Supreme Court of Chile
  • Supreme Court of Chile

    The Supreme Court of Chile is the highest court in Chile. It also administrates the lower courts in the nation. It is located in the capital Santiago. In the Chilean system, the court lacks the broader power of judicial review — it cannot set binding precedent or invalidate laws. Instead, it acts on a case-by-case basis. Trials are carried out in salas, chambers of at least five judges, presided over by the most senior member.
Barrio Yungay
Plaza Yungay
  • Plaza Yungay

    Plaza Yungay is a square located in Barrio Yungay, an historical neighborhood of Santiago, Chile, located at the western limits of the commune of Santiago. The plaza is the home of a monument commemorating the end of Chile's War of the Confederation (1836-1839) against the Peruvian and Bolivian confederation, and a church named for the saint that protects Santiago's residents from earthquakes. Today, it is a lively public space.
Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago
  • Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago

    The Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago (English: Royal Court Palace or Palace of the Boxes) is a building located in the north central village of the Plaza de Armas in Santiago, Chile. The building dates back to 1808 and houses, since 1982, the National History Museum of Chile. The building was built between 1804 and 1807 to serve as the home for the royal courts of justice. It was the work of Juan Goycolea, a pupil and disciple of ...
Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda
  • Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda

    Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda ("Palacio de La Moneda Cultural Center") is a cultural facility located in Santiago, Chile, under the Citizenry Square, in the southern façade of the Palacio de La Moneda. It is intended to place the Chilean capital in the international cultural circuit, allowing participative and formative access for all citizens to the cultural and audiovisual richness of the nation. It was built between November 2004 and January 2006 and was designed by Chilean architect Cristián Undurraga. ...
Plaza Ñuñoa
  • Plaza Ñuñoa

    Plaza Ñuñoa is found in the Ñuñoa commune of Santiago, Chile, located in the eastern part of the city. It is classic meeting place well known for its cultural centers, entertainment venues, restaurants, bars, nightlife, and ice cream stores. Plaza Ñuñoa is also where an alternative music scene fomented.
Universidad de Chile metro station
  • Universidad de Chile metro station

    Universidad de Chile (in Spanish: University of Chile) station is a station in the Santiago Metro system of Santiago, Chile. It is an underground station located between La Moneda and Santa Lucía stations on the same line. It is located at the junction of Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, also known as "Alameda", and Paseo Ahumada in the commune of Santiago.
Puente Cal y Canto metro station
  • Puente Cal y Canto metro station

    Puente Cal y Canto is an underground metro station on the Line 2 (and a Ghost Station on the side of line 3) of the Santiago Metro, in Santiago, Chile. Originally named Mapocho, it was renamed to Puente Cal y Canto shortly after its opening. This name is taken from the former bridge on the Mapocho River, whose remains were found during the construction of the station. The station's platforms walls have a decoration that resembles the architecture of the ...
National Archives of Chile
  • National Archives of Chile

    The Archivo Nacional de Chile (National Archive of Chile) is a public organization of the Chilean state, created in 1927 with the goal to "collect and conserve the archives of the Departments of State and all the documents and manucsrpits related to the national history, and to oversee their organization and use.". It is treated as a dependent organization of the Dirección de Bibliotecas, Archivos y Museos (Direction of Libraries, Archives, and Museums), which is administered by the Consejo Nacional ...
Monarch advertising sign
  • Monarch advertising sign

    The Monarch advertising sign (letrero publicitario de Monarch in Spanish) is a neon billboard located on the roof of a building at 51 Rancagua Street, in the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Chile. The sign was initially installed in 1954, and in 2010 was declared a National Monument of Chile. It is also classified as a Historical Monument.
Cumming metro station
  • Cumming metro station

    Cumming is an underground metro station on the Line 5 of the Santiago Metro, in Santiago, Chile. It is located underneath Catedral street in the commune of Santiago, between metro stations Quinta Normal and Santa Ana. The station opened on March 31, 2004, along with Quinta Normal station. A ghost station, Libertad, lies between Quinta Normal and Cumming station. The station is located in the heart of Barrio Brasil, a lively neighborhood known for its cultural scene, near the Brasil campus of ...
Valdivieso advertising sign
  • Valdivieso advertising sign

    The Valdivieso advertising sign (Spanish: letrero publicitario de Valdivieso) is a rooftop outdoor advertisement at 93 General Bustamante Street, Santiago, Chile. Erected around 1954, it was declared a National Monument of Chile on May 31, 2010. The neon sign turns on at 9:00 PM during the summer and at 6:00 PM during the winter.
Santa Lucía metro station
  • Santa Lucía metro station

    Santa Lucia (in Spanish: Saint Lucy), is a station on the Santiago Metro in Santiago, Chile. It is underground, between the stations Universidad de Chile and Universidad Católica on the same line. It is located on Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, in the commune of Santiago. It has a regular flow of passengers that increases during the Metro's rush hours (mornings and afternoons). The station is in a mix of residential, business and educational zones. In the immediate surroundings of the station, ...
Irarrázaval metro station
  • Irarrázaval metro station

    Irarrázaval is a metro station on Line 5 of the Santiago Metro, in Santiago, Chile. The station is so named due to its location beneath Avenida Irarrázaval, a main road of the commune of Ñuñoa, which in turn was named after the Chilean lawyer and politician Manuel José Yrarrázaval Larraín. The station is located underground, between stations Santa Isabel to the north and Ñuble to the south. Vicuña Mackenna Avenue is one block to the west of the station. Access to Irarrázaval ...
Bellas Artes metro station
  • Bellas Artes metro station

    Bellas Artes is an underground metro station on the Line 5 of the Santiago Metro. It has platforms narrower than those of the older Santiago's metro stations and has only one exit. Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, which is located on Parque Forestal, and Santa Lucía Hill are within walking distance from the station. The name Bellas Artes is Spanish for Fine Arts, an allusion to the aforementioned museum.
Pajaritos metro station
  • Pajaritos metro station

    Pajaritos is a metro station on the Line 1 of the Santiago Metro, in Santiago, Chile. Ruta 68 and General Bonilla Avenue run parallel to the station. It has a moderate flow of passengers, being placed in a residential-industrial area. The flow of passengers has grown since 2004, due to a nearby intercity bus station serving Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Quilpué, Curacaví and the Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez international airport. Near the station there are the Chilean Investigations Police school, and the ...
Franklin metro station
  • Franklin metro station

    Franklin is a transfer station between the Line 2 and Line 6 of the Santiago Metro. Their namesake is the Franklin Neighborhood. The station has a central mezzanine on the first level down containing turnstiles and a ticket booth. Stairs at the two northernmost corners of the mezzanine provide access to the platform level, whereas at south end of the mezzanine, one stair per platform go up to it. A passageway connects the mezzanine's east end to the only access to the ...
Iglesia San Agustín, Chile
  • Iglesia San Agustín, Chile

    Iglesia de San Agustín — Our Lady of Grace, commonly known as Church of St Augustine or Templo de San Agustín, is owned by the Order of Saint Augustine. It is a Catholic church, located in downtown Santiago de Chile, Chile.
Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro
  • Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro

    Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro is located in Barrio Lastarria, between Plaza Baquedano, Parque Forestal and Cerro Santa Lucía in Santiago, Chile. A popular destination for tourists and locals alike, the area is known for its cultural offerings and hosts a number of cafés, bookstores, museums, galleries, cultural centers, theaters and bars in its surrounds. The plaza itself provides access to a cultural center featuring both a visual arts and archeological museum. Metro stations Universidad Católica and Bellas Artes ...
Barrancas metro station
  • Barrancas metro station

    Barrancas is an underground metro station on Line 5 of the Santiago Metro network in Santiago, Chile. It is located underneath the junction of Teniente Cruz Avenue and General Bonilla Avenue on the border of the communes of Pudahuel and Lo Prado, between Laguna Sur station (1140 meters away) and Pudahuel station (990 meters away). It also lies parallel to the Route 68 highway which connects Santiago with Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, and the highway crosses over the underground ...
Laguna Sur metro station
  • Laguna Sur metro station

    Laguna Sur station is an underground metro station on the Line 5 of Santiago Metro network, in Santiago, Chile. It is located underneath the junction of Teniente Cruz Avenue with Laguna Sur Street, in the commune of Pudahuel between Las Parcelas station (1,140 meters away) and Barrancas station (1,140 meters away). The station and the line extension it forms part of were inaugurated on February 3, 2011, and it is one of three stations on the elevated viaduct extension of the ...
Pudahuel metro station
  • Pudahuel metro station

    Pudahuel station is an underground metro station on Line 5 of the Santiago Metro, in Santiago, Chile. It is located underneath the junction of San Pablo Avenue and Teniente Cruz Avenue, on the border of the communes of Pudahuel and Lo Prado, between Barrancas and San Pablo metro stations. It has an area of 3,100 m² The station has disabled access. The station and the line extension it forms part of were inaugurated on January 12, 2010 by president Michelle Bachelet. In ...
  • Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

    The Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino (English: Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art) is an art museum dedicated to the study and display of pre-Columbian artworks and artifacts from Central and South America. The museum is located in the city centre of Santiago, the capital of Chile. The museum was founded by the Chilean architect and antiquities collector Sergio Larraín García-Moreno, who had sought premises for the display and preservation of his private collection of pre-Columbian artefacts acquired over the course ...
  • Hipódromo Chile

    Hipódromo Chile is a thoroughbred horse race track in the municipality of Independencia, in the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile. It is one of two race tracks in Greater Santiago.
  • Thai Ambassador to Chile

    The Thai Ambassador in Santiago de Chile is the official representative of the Government in Bangkok to the Government of Chile and is concurrently accredited in San José, Costa Rica, Panama City and San Salvador.
Parque Bicentenario