Mulato Gil de Castro Square in Santiago,Chile

Mulato Gil de Castro Plaza is located in Santiago,Chile.

Mulato Gil Plaza is located in Santiago,Chile.

The Mulato Gil de Castro Square is an amusing and active center of art in downtown Santiago, declare as a Typical Zone is a hipster point within the neighborhood of Lastarria, on its surrounding exists several art schools. On Thursday, Friday and Saturdays a antique fair and booksellers install on the street. Several galleries function in this space usually presenting vanguard exhibitions. Archaeological Museum of Santiago (MAS), re- inaugurate in 2005, counts with an important collection of national archaeological pieces and the Museum of Visuals Arts (MAVI), that exhibits interesting works of national and international contemporary art. The place counts with a store of objects and crafts of Chilean artists, everything in a modern building. Schedule is Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 to 18:30 hours. The entrance is $1,000, students and elderly people $500, and Sunday the entrance is free. In the square it is possible to enjoy two restaurants, both international food and other of fusion cuisine.

In the Jose Victorino Lastarria street you will find in addition several restaurants, painters ateliers and a room of cinema art that generates a relaxing atmosphere, appropriate place for an pleasant lunch. In the corner with the Padre Luis de Valdivia street find the small Church de la Vera Cruz which has been declared National Monument

along with the houses nexts to the building.