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Better with a teacher: History, culture and recommendations by a local
Hi! I'm Diego. I-m born and raised in Santiago and I've been a tour guide for the last 8 years in the central zone of Chile. I also have studies in English teaching so I'm effectively fluent in English. i-m a born traveler, father of a baby boy and arts aficionado. I have cycled more than 5 thousand kilometers along Chile and also part of Argentina. I've done several hikes as well so I can give lots of recomendations for those who are looking for outdoor adventures. Join me to see the best of Santiago with a real speaker of English!
This walking tour will help you to understand the essential Chilean history linked to current affairs but in simple and clear words.
You'll also learn about our culture, food and drinks by this lover of the chilean lifestyle . Moreover, along the trip, you will have all the key recommendations on the places to visit, the best restaurants and bars in town, and the things you Must do in Santiago during your stay.
By the end of the tour, you'll get more information about other towns and places to visit in Chile!
We visit all the jewells of the city that not everyone will show you such as:
- Plaza de Armas (main square)
- The pre-Colombus art museum
- Supreme court
- Former national congress
- The Ancient Inca Road
- The Presidential Palace
- Stock market building
- New York (Yes, an area called New York in Santiago)
- Paris and London (Yes, an European neighbourhood in town)
- Former-secret detention center (Pinochet's regime)
- The oldest building in Santiago!
- The opera House
- Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center (former Pinochet's headquarter)
- Lastarria (a gastronomic area full of options also for vegetarians and vegans)
- Fine Arts Museum and "Forestal" Park (final stop)
-It's a 2:30hrs walk
-Bring water for the trip
-Hat and/or sunscreen are essential
-Come prepared to have fun!
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Pl. de Armas 969-987, Santiago, Regió...Pl. de Armas 969-987, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
You'll see me in front of the white building with the 4 flags. I'll be there with a red umbrella next to "the guy on the horse". There's also a huge STGO sign at the meeting point.
1Outside visitPlaza de Armas - Plaza de Armas
2Outside visitMuseo de Arte Precolombino - Bandera
3Outside visitFormer National Congress - Society of Jesus
4Outside visitSupreme Court of Justice - New Company
5Outside visitPalacio de La Moneda - Moneda
6Outside visitSantiago Stock Exchange - The Stock Exchange
7Outside visitNueva York
8Outside visitBarrio Paris-Londres - Londres
9Outside visitLondres 38
10Outside visitIglesia San Francisco de Alameda - Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins
11Outside visitCafe Haiti Estado - Estado
12Outside visitMunicipal Theater of Santiago - Agustinas
13Outside visitSanta Lucia Hill
14Outside visitCatholic University of Chile - Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins Avenue
15Outside visitGabriela Mistral Cultural Center - Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins
16Outside visitBarrio Lastarria
17Outside visitMuseo Nacional de Bellas Artes - José Miguel de La Barra
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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