Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #6 in Santiago, Chile


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 4.5 km
Ascend 28 m
Descend 40 m

Explore Santiago in Chile with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Santiago

Sight 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 on the corner of Ventura Lavalle, in the center of the city of Santiago, Chile. Built in 1898, it functioned as a convent and asylum until the 2010 earthquake, which left the building with serious damage and had to be evacuated. 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)

1504 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: 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), Link

802 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: 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. Of a permanent nature, it is a non-profit institution, open to the public and at the service of society and its development. The museum is managed by the Chilean Army Garrison. It was created to make the public aware of Chile's military history and its value as 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)

757 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Plaza Ercilla

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Plaza Ercilla is an urban park located in the Chilean commune of Santiago, in the Metropolitan Region. Its name is due to the Spanish writer and soldier, Alonso de Ercilla, author of the epic poem La Araucana, which narrates episodes from the beginning of the Conquest of Chile.

Wikipedia: Plaza Ercilla (ES)

1103 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 5: O'Higgins Park

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O'Higgins Park, covering approximately 75 hectares, is Santiago, Chile's second largest public park after Metropolitan Park. It is situated in the center of the capital city, within the Santiago Commune.

Wikipedia: O'Higgins Park (EN)

372 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Teatro La Cúpula

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Teatro La Cúpula is a multipurpose venue located inside O'Higgins Park, in Santiago de Chile. Since 2006 it has been owned by the Municipality of Santiago.

Wikipedia: Teatro La Cúpula (ES)


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