What to Do In Santiago?
In our city just for a few days? Well here we have some “must do” if you are in Santiago besides taking the Spicy Chile Tours obviously!
1) Wine Tours! While in Santiago, you can´t miss enjoying the magic of our wineries. Enotour® Travel offers tourism programs that promote Chile’s rich diversity through its unique wines, its culinary virtues, and its majestic geography. Their inspiration is to replicate the magic of wine in its origin and in the generous landscapes of this long and narrow land. Their vocation is to offer you the charm of our country’s culinary traditions.
2) Costanera Center: If you like to go shopping, Costanera Center is the place! At this awesome mall, you´ll find the widest variety of stores and restaurants. This shopping center is hosted in the highest building of Latin America, and has 6 thematic floors which will make your visit as easy as possible, with more than 300 stores like H&M, Armani Exchange, Forever 21, Hugo Boss, Banana Republic, Swarovski, Zara, Guess, Victoria’s Secret and many more.
Within your dinning alternatives you can enjoy more than 60 restaurants with different kinds of food: chilean, japanese, italian, peruvian, chinese, american, seafood, barbecue and the only Hard Rock Cafe of Chile. And as a complement also has one of the biggest hipermarket, Jumbo, and big retailers as Paris, Falabella and Ripley and 12 cinemas where you can enjoy the latest movies!
And the best thing of all is that they have exclusive discounts just for tourists! You only have to show your ID on the “On Tour” kiosk in the 2nd floor in front of Steve Madden, and you´ll be enjoying great discounts in more than 80 stores! Don´t miss Costanera Center! ”
In the same place, you can get to the highest lookout of Latin America. At 300 mts high is located Sky Costanera, from where you can enjoy views of Santiago in 360°. It opens from 10 am until 10 pm, so you can delight with the best sunsets at 300 high. Definitely a MUST if visiting Santiago.
3) San Cristobal´s Hill: At the peak, there is a church with an amphitheater, and a 22 meter statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary inaugurated in 1908, financed by private contributions and cast in France. Pope John Paul II gave Mass there in 1987.
Cerro San Cristóbal houses Santiago’s largest public park: Parque Metropolitano (Metropolitan Park). There is a viewpoint allowing for fantastic views of the city, specially during the summer or after it rains. At its foothills are the Metropolitan Zoo and a Japanese-style garden, and up there are also two municipal pools, Tupahue and Antilén. You can take the lift or hike up there, not too steep but it’s a good workout!
4) Fine Dining? Here you go!
Just beside the river you can find Borde Rio, is a very pleasent are where you can find a different restaurants that have different specialties. Here you have the address and web site so you can decide for your selfs, Oh almost forgot, don’t worry about parking they have Valet Parking.
Av. Josemaria Escrivá de Balaguer 6400, Vitacura http://www.borderio.cl