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Flea Market Franklin - Matadero was founded in 1847, as an initiative of the President of the time, Don Manuel Bulnes, with the purpose of organizing in better conditions the supply of meat to the city and its derived products. Over the years, and at the beginning of the 20th century, the sector mutated from being a remote and poor place in the city center destined for the residence of the most dispossessed people of Santiago, to becoming a thriving neighborhood. commercially, with its own identity and cultural nature, which has prompted it to be called "Living and Cultural Heritage of Santiago". This tour invites you to discover the essence that characterizes the Franklin Matadero Market, to reveal the history that precedes it, in search of the best flavors offered by its extensive gastronomic market and, as special and characteristic as that, its immense Flea Market, that rivals in size and variety the best known in South America such as the Santelmo neighborhood of Buenos Aires.
It should be noted that our guides are professionals authorized by the Ministry of Economy and Tourism of Chile, certified under high international standards and all have authorization from Sernatur (National Tourism Service), the entity that regulates this activity in Chile.
We are the only ones with this standard.
At the exit of the Franklin Metro, Line 2, on Placer Street. I will wear a black shirt or t-shirt and a hat with the icon and the word "Chile". If you have doubts, you can contact me and I will guide you.
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).