11 Sights in Santiago, Chile (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Santiago, Chile. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Santiago, Chile.

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1. Ex Asilo de las Hermanitas de los Pobres de Santiago

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The Asylum of the Little Sisters of the Poor of Santiago is a building located on Carmen Street corner Ventura Lavalle, in the center of the city of Santiago, Chile. Built in 1898 it functioned as a convent and as an asylum until the earthquake of 2010, which left the building with serious damage, having to be evicted. It was declared a National Monument of Chile, in the category of Historical Monument, by Decree No. 151, of March 19, 2012. Then in 2017 it was acquired by the Mayor of Santiago Felipe Alessandri Vergara for the Municipality to be transformed into a Town Hall Building and Community Center for the residents of the Matta Sur sector. It is expected to open its doors in 2023.

Wikipedia: Asilo de las Hermanitas de los Pobres de Santiago (ES)

2. Museo Histórico Militar

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The Historical and Military Museum of Chile or in its acronym MHM, is an establishment located in the commune of Santiago, Chile. Permanent, it is a non-profit institution, open to the public and at the service of society and its development. The administration of the museum is in charge of the Chilean Army Garrison. It was created to make known to the citizens the military history of Chile and its value as a historical-cultural heritage, the conformation of the nation and also to publicize the values and traditions of the Army.

Wikipedia: Museo Histórico y Militar de Chile (ES)

3. Alexander Von Humboldt

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Alexander Von Humboldt Karl Joseph Stieler / Public domain

Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt was a German polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and proponent of Romantic philosophy and science. He was the younger brother of the Prussian minister, philosopher, and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767–1835). Humboldt's quantitative work on botanical geography laid the foundation for the field of biogeography. Humboldt's advocacy of long-term systematic geophysical measurement laid the foundation for modern geomagnetic and meteorological monitoring.

Wikipedia: Alexander von Humboldt (EN)

4. Museo de Arte Colonial de San Francisco

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Museo Colonial is a historical, cultural and religious museum located in Santiago, Chile. The museum explores the colonial period of Chile and South America, with a collection of paintings, sculpture, furniture and other objects. Many of the pieces are religious, and were created in Peru, the former colonial capital. The museum also features a genealogical tree of the Franciscan Order which is "gigantic" in size and includes 644 miniature portraits.

Wikipedia: Museo Colonial (EN)

5. Bandera Bicentenario

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The Bicentennial Flag is a monumental Chilean pavilion located in the central bandejón of the Alameda del Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins, in the Plaza de la Ciudadanía, located in the city of Santiago, capital of Chile. It was inaugurated on September 17, 2010 in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the beginning of Chile's independence and hoisted for the first time by a group of children from different regions of the country.

Wikipedia: Bandera Bicentenario (ES)

6. Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda

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Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda is a cultural facility located in Santiago, Chile, under the Citizenry Square, in the southern façade of the Palacio de La Moneda. It is intended to place the Chilean capital in the international cultural circuit, allowing participative and formative access for all citizens to the cultural and audiovisual richness of the nation.

Wikipedia: Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda (EN)

7. Teatro Caupolicán

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Teatro Caupolicán is a theatre and music venue located on the San Diego street in Santiago, Chile. It was opened in 1936. During its long history has hosted sporting, political, and cultural events. Currently is an important concert venue for popular Chilean and international artists, with a seating capacity of 4,500 and a total capacity of 5,400.

Wikipedia: Teatro Caupolicán (EN)

8. Basilica de los Sacramentinos

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The Basílica de los Sacramentinos is a church in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile. It administered by the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament and its design was inspired by the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur in Paris. The main cupola of the church has a structural height of 69 m (226 ft).

Wikipedia: Basílica de los Sacramentinos (EN)

9. Iglesia de San Francisco

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The San Francisco Church is a Franciscan church on Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, in the downtown of Santiago de Chile. The church, along with the adjacent convent, is one of the oldest colonial-era buildings in the country. It has been resistant to about 15 earthquakes of magnitude over 7.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Francisco, Santiago de Chile (EN)

10. Basílica del Corazón de María

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The Basilica of the Heart of Mary is a Catholic Church in the city of Santiago, Chile. Built by the Claretians, it was inaugurated on 7 December 1879, being designated as a basilica in 1929 and as a National Monument of Chile on 14 January 1987.

Wikipedia: Basílica del Corazón de María (Santiago de Chile) (EN)

11. Palacio Cousiño

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The Palacio Cousiño is a palace that was designed and built for Isidora Goyenechea, widow of Luis Cousiño, who in turn was son of Matías Cousiño. It is located at 438 Dieciocho Street in Santiago, Chile.

Wikipedia: Palacio Cousiño (EN)

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