Region Metropolitana

Stock market of Santiago

Stock market of Santiago was declared Historical Monument in 1981 and is located in downtown Santiago In December 29 of 1893 the president Jorge Montt and their minister of Property, Alexandro Vial, signed the decree that approved the creation of the public limited company that declared to the stock-market of Commerce legally constituted. The building, that initiated its construction in 1913, [...] Read more ››

Central Market in Santiago,Chile.

The highlight of the Central Market of Santiago relies in their fresh fish and the sea products but the true charm, is that this market is actually visited by local buyers, from Sunday to Thursday, look for a great variety to fresh products that hope to be sold under a porch that seems a train station of Victorian England. The [...] Read more ››

“The Chascona” House of Pablo Neruda

This house takes the nickname of the woman who accompanied the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda during his last years, and whose real name was Matilde Urrutia. It is a unique place where the creative genius of Pablo Neruda is perceived in the objects that decorate it and that in many cases inspired some verse of the great Chilean writer. The [...] Read more ››

Forestal park

The Forestal park and its surroundings were declared Typical Zone in 1997. It starts from the Plaza Italia very close to the Crowne Plaza Hotel, ending near the Recoleta Avenue, just steps away from the Vega Market and still until these days, it is one of the most recognizable green areas of Santiago. It takes place on the [...] Read more ››

Ex- National Congress Building

It was declared Historical Monument in 1976. The ex-National Congress building was projected during the government of Manuel Montt. Its construction began in 1858 with the planes of the French architect Brunet des Baines. After his death, his countryman, Luden Henautt continued the work until 1860, when the works stopped cause lack of funds. It was resumed under [...] Read more ››

Mapocho Station

It was Declared National Monument in 1976. Work of the architect Emilio Jecquier, was constructed in 1912 to be the railway station to Valparaiso and the Mendoza city in Argentina. Its beautiful facade with three baroque arcs and the metallic structure of the vault that served to cover the space with the platforms is one of the highlight of [...] Read more ››

Contemporary Art Museum (MAC)

On the west sector of the Bellas Artes National Museum in the Forestal Park area is situated the Art Contemporary Museum (MAC), surrounded by trees in downtown Santiago. The museum was founded in 1947 by the artist Marco A Bontá and holds a collection of more than 2000 pieces of sculpture, painting and engraving of connoted contemporary artists like Matta, Antúnez, [...] Read more ››

Cerro San Cristobal (San Cristobal Hill)

The Cerro San Cristobal is part of the Parque Metropolitano de Santiago, a huge infraestructure composed by parks, art gallery, hills, pools, garden, a sanctuary and a zoo. The attractions: -Virgen del Cerro: A white statue of the Virgin Mary, tops the Cerro San Cristobal, from there you can get an incredible view of  Santiago. A souvenir shop and a chapel are available [...] Read more ››

Diplomatic Academy of Chile (Club Septiembre) in Santiago.

The Diplomatic Academy of Chile building was declared Historical Monument in 1973. Built by the request of Arturo Edwards who wished a palace as the familiar house in 1888. The mansion in 1897 passed to the hands of Maria Luisa Mac Clure who decided to sell the property to Septiembre real estates. The new owner destines it to [...] Read more ››

Bruna Palace in Santiago,Chile.

It was declared Historical Monument in 1995 is located in Merced Street # 230 and is seat of the National Camera of Commerce. At the request of the saltpeter industrialist Augusto Bruna, the building was ordered to Julio Bertrand between 1916 and 1921. The young architect came arriving from Paris after studying in L’Ecole Special de Arquitecture. The Bruna Palace is a [...] Read more ››