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Free tour

Barrio Yungay, Multiculturalism, urban charm and presidential residence

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 27, 2019
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

This tour will make a historical path, through one of the most emblematic neighborhoods of the city of Santiago, starting at a neuralgic point where the old and the modern of our capital converge, which is the entrance to the old Quinta Normal of agriculture and the Museum of Memory and Human Rights and its surrounding history We will continue on foot, advancing through the alleys and passages, which will remind us of a time of economic and political glory, which preserves classical architecture and allows us to travel to the past, as if we were really there, at the doors of the ancient "French Barber Shop". We go through main avenues, where various anecdotes are woven, such as the "Galán de la Burra" and places of mystery and death, such as the "Yungay Ghost Station". We will continue to the "Roto Chileno" square and we will learn stories of patriotic heroism, in the context of the War against the Peru-Bolivian confederation of the 19th century. From there we will go to Plaza Brasil, a meeting point for local and migrant citizens and the site of the beautiful "Church of the Precious Blood."
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.

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  • Meeting point:
    Matucana 466, Santiago, Región Metrop...
    Matucana 466, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
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    Exit of the Quinta Normal Metro (Line 5 - Green), on the surface, at the gate of the Park of the same name. I will wear a black shirt and a black hat, both with the legend "Chile" and I will have a Chilean flag unfurled in my hands. We are very punctual, please take precautions to arrive on time.

How much does this tour cost?

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).

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Isabel 16 Oct 2022
Madrid
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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
Es una visita genial fuera del circuito más convencional. Recomendable al 100%
Cris... 02 Oct 2022
San Carlos de Bariloche
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
Muy amables y profesionales los guias. Interesante el recorrido. Muchas gracias.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 30 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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